Best skillets and cookware sets

Best skillets and cookware sets

It’s your go-to pan for just about everything, so you want a skillet to conduct heat evenly, clean up easily, and have a comfy handle that stays cool to the touch. Those are some of the qualities we looked for when we put dozens of pans to the test, cooking up pancakes and fried eggs—tricky foods because pancakes can cook unevenly and eggs can easily stick.

We also put pans through a tough scrubbing test to see how well their nonstick coating held up. … (read more)

Picks and pans from our tests of 10-inch skillets

Picks and pans from our tests of 10-inch skillets

No matter how carefully you treat your nonstick frying pan, the day will come when it loses its slickness and your once beautiful omelets turn into a mess. After the pan becomes scratched and damaged, replacing it is the best option. If you’re doing that every two or three years, you probably don’t want to pay top dollar for a new skillet. In Consumer Reports new tests of 10-inch frying pans we found three nonstick top picks including a … (read more)