Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan : Real diamonds make the difference! Each revolutionary Swiss Diamond fry pan is designed with over 200,000 minute diamond crystal particles to create a nonstick cooking surface that will not crack, blister or peel. Diamonds are the hardest material known to man, which makes these Swiss-made skillets nearly indestructible. Nothing conducts heat more efficiently or quickly than diamonds. The pans' thick pressure-cast aluminum construction offers even heating and prevents hot spots and warping. The patented nonstick cooking surface ensures hassle-free food release and quick clean-up. Swiss Diamond fry pans with ergonomic stay-cool handles are oven-safe up to 500 F. The perfectly flat base is ideal for ceramic, gas, electric and halogen cook tops. Metal utensils will not harm the dishwasher-safe pans. PFOA-free. Limited lifetime warranty. Swiss Diamond cookware is the winner of the coveted International Inventors Gold Award. Laboratory tests have proven the innovative Swiss Diamond nonstick cooking surface is superior to all other nonstick surfaces for durability and efficiency. The 8" fry pan is the perfect choice for small meals, eggs and omelets. The 9 1/2" and 10 1/4" fry pans offer versatility for frying, searing or sauteing. The 11" and 12 1/2" fry pans with helper handles offer plenty of room for searing, braising and frying vegetables and meats to whole meals. Product Features PFOA-free. Over 200,000 nano-sized diamond crystals are reinforced in the nonstick cooking surface Patented diamond coating makes each pan virtually indestructible Innovative cooking surface will not crack, blister or peel Cast aluminum construction ensures a lifetime of use Swiss Diamond pans are unsurpassable for heat conductivity and durability Superior even heat distribution prevents hot spots and warping Patented nonstick cooking surface offers easy food release and clean-up Stay-cool handles are designed for ergonomic comfort Suited for stove tops including electric, gas, ceramic, halogen, radiant ring and solid plate Oven-safe up to 500 F Safe for use with metal utensils Dishwasher-safe; hand washing recommended Limited lifetime warranty Winner of the coveted International Inventors Gold Award Made in Switzerland
I have tried the so-called non-stick fry and saute' pans from most of the major hi-end manufacturers. Nothing compares to the non-stick surface of the Swiss Diamond cookware. I ended up buying more and more of their cookware. I probably will end up buying everything they have to offer.
Wusthof Classic Hollow-Edge Nakiri, 7-in. : The Nakiri Classic Hollow-Edge Knife that chops and slices vegetables, fruits and meats with record speed and unprecedented precision. Unlike any other blade on the market, the edge is angled on both sides for quickest, easiest slicing and chopping of vegetables. The qualities of a santoku knife and versatility of a Japanese cleaver are refined with a balanced blade that is 30% sharper and holds its edge 30% longer than ordinary Asian-style blades. Triple compression rivets attach the high-impact handle securely to the full tang for superior balance and maneuverability. Slices meats deli-thin for sandwiches, creates strips for stir-frying and fajitas and quickly trims uniform pieces for stews and soups without clinging to the blade. Precision-forged from of a single piece of high-carbon stainless-steel, this is the knife every seasoned chef will rely on in the kitchen. Hand wash. 7"L blade. Made in Germany. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Product Features Balanced blade is precision-forged from a single piece of steel for optimal balance and agility, specially angled for 30% sharper performance High-carbon, stainless-steel blade lasts 30% longer than ordinary Asian-style blades Dual-angle edge allows quick, precise, slicing, chopping and cubing Cuts paper thin vegetable slices for salads, juliennes for casseroles and stir-frying without clinging to the blade Slices and releases deli-thin meat, strips or uniform pieces for soups Ergonomic, polypropylene handle fits either hand for firm control Triple compression-riveted handle for strength Handmade in Germany since 1814, Wusthof cutlery is prized by the world's top chefs
Although I own several types of chef's knives, I decided to give this one a try. It is now my standard. I love the balanced heft and wide blade. It makes slicing and chopping so much easier and faster than my standard chef's knives.