1.7 million Royal Prestige thermal-wall pots and pans recalled due to burn and fire hazard

1.7 million Royal Prestige thermal-wall pots and pans recalled due to burn and fire hazard

Hy Cite Enterprises has recalled 1.7 million Royal Prestige 9-Ply thermal-wall pots and pans because they can collapse, crimp, or severely deform when exposed to heat, posing a burn and fire hazard.

The company is aware of 1,136 reports of cookware collapsing, crimping, or deforming, including one report of someone getting spattered with hot oil when the pan collapsed inward while cooking.

Sold door-to-door by independent distributors of Hy Cite Enterprises for $ … (read more)

Stocking up on pots and pans for the holidays

Stocking up on pots and pans for the holidays

The average American will use seven pots and pans to prepare their holiday meals, according to the Holiday Cookaware Omnibus Study conducted by DuPont Teflon. That’s good to know if you’re stocking up on new cookware ahead of the holiday blitz. Also good to know? Which brands and models fared best in Consumer Reports’ latest tests of more than 30 non-stick and uncoated cookware sets.

Our testers subjected the cookware to a battery of tough tests. To measure frying … (read more)

Tuscan Clay Pots by ND Dolfi

Clay pots are a wonderfully versatile friend for any kitchen, and we are enchanted by these Tuscan clay pots by Italian ceramics designer ND Dolfi. They can be used on the stovetop or in the oven and keep heat for a really long time – so they are wonderful companions at big dinners and gatherings. But function isn’t the only thing that’s great about these – they’re also quite beautiful and make a romantic statement – blending age old techniques with a slightly modernized aesthetic. Each of these peices are hand made and … (read more)