Cuisinart Green Gourmet Fry Pans : Green Gourmet hard-anodized pans feature an aluminum alloy core and exclusive nonstick surface that's ceramic- rather than petroleum-based, so it helps to conserve existing oil reserves. Handles are made from 70% recycled stainless-steel and Green Gourmet conducts heat so well, it's more energy-efficient too. Even the manufacturing process uses less energy than others. No conscientious cook should be without it. Product Features Hard-anodized with aluminum alloy core High thermal efficiency for energy conservation PTFE- and PFOA-free nonstick coating for healthier cooking Riveted stay-cool 70%-recycled stainless-steel handles Oven-safe to 500 degrees Environmentally-friendly packaging made from 100% recycled materials Limited lifetime warranty
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PostedDecember 6, 2010
I purchased the 8" fry pan a few weeks ago as I wanted to try this new line by Cuisinart on a trial basis. I must admit that I am duly impressed. Heats well and the cooking surface is excellent. I am finding that I reach for it almost exclusively so now I need to get a bigger one too. Just ordered the large pan and it will be shipped soon. This has been an excellent purchase thus far.
Waring Cordless Wine Opener, WO50B : With the Waring cordless wine bottle opener, entertaining family and friends is easier than ever. Just press the button and you'll effortlessly open any wine bottle like the vino pros. Easily removes 80 natural or synthetic corks with one full charge. Vacuum pump wine preserver removes air from open bottles to retain fresh, full-bodied aroma. Smart-looking rechargeable base unit with brushed stainless-steel accents. Rubberized handset makes handling simple. Easy-to-use removable foil cutter. Includes NiMH battery pack and charger. UL listed. 4 3/4"W x 4 3/4"D x 4"H; Opener: 2 1/4"Dia. x 10 3/4"H Product Features Easily removes 80 natural or synthetic corks with one full charge Vacuum pump wine preserver removes air from open bottles to retain fresh, full-bodied aroma Brushed stainless accents for a sleek, handsome design Rubberized handset ensures a firm grip Removable foil cutter is easy to use Rechargeable base unit for added convenience NiMH battery pack and charger included UL listed Wipes clean Limited 5-year motor warranty; limited 1-year appliance warranty
I bought this unit because I was beginning to have problems uncorking wine with rubber corks. The Waring works well on any type of cork. Have not encountered a cork that did not come out easily and it just a matter of seconds. As prior reviewers indicated, I keep it charged atop my wine cooler and it is always ready to go. It's one of those really neat gadgets that you not only love for yourself but as a gift for others. I am planning to gift it to a friend.
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Calphalon Unison Nonstick Griddle, 12 inch
Calphalon Unison Nonstick Griddle, 12 inch :
Unison Slide surface makes food glide without sticking.
The advanced nonstick surface features three
interlocking layers with a scratch- and stain-resistant
surface engineered for years of service. Heavy-gauge
anodized aluminum with protective base provides even
distribution of heat and prevents hot spots. Turning of
foods is easy thanks to the spacious design. Eggs,
pancakes and hash browns cook without frying in butter.
Fish filets, crab cakes and salmon patties are
melt-in-your-mouth delicious without added oils. The
Unison Slide Nonstick Griddle is the most versatile pan
in the kitchen: toasts, simmers, steams, browns,
carmelizes and roasts. Easy-to-grasp stainless-steel
handle stays comfortably cool to the touch on the stove
top. Oven-safe and dishwasher-safe. 12" Dia. Made
in the USA. Product Features Slide nonstick surface
releases food without the use of oils Heavy-gauge,
hard anodized aluminum exterior distributes heat evenly
and prevents hot spots Spacious design accommodates
additional servings Ergonomic stainless-steel handle
triple riveted for durability By Calphalon, the first
manufacturer of anodized aluminum Made in the USA
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PostedDecember 6, 2010
I have had this pan now for about two weeks and I love using it. I have followed the directions regarding the use of a small amount of oil and avoiding the oil sprays. The pan works as advertised - heats well and evenly. I am pleased with the purchase.