Reasons to Use Non-Stick Cookware
If you have non-stick cookware, you have cookware where food does not stick when you cook or bake in it. The the popularity of non-stick cookware is due to many reasons.
Aluminum is used in most non-stick cookware. Aluminum non-stick cookware is less expensive than copper or steel. Food does not stick when using this type of cookware so it does not burn easily compared with traditional cooking materials. Foods that do not break or fall apart are best fried in a non-stick cookware. Since non-stick cookware will hardly burn up your meals, it is ideal for inexperienced cooks or busy cooks with many distractions.
You also get health benefits with non-stick cookware. If you use a non-stick cookware, then you don’t need to put butter or cooking oil when cooking. You will have healthier meals with non-stick cookware since you don’t use so much fats to prevent sticking. You reduce your daily calorie intake by hundreds of calories by cutting down on the use of butter and oil. You also benefit from improvement of your cholesterol and avoid clogging your arteries. Oil is used in almost any kind of cooking. Dishes cooked in non-stick cookware have the same flavor but without using much oil.
When using regular cookware and you use oil, the pan absorbs the oil and makes it difficult to clean. But since non-stick cookware prevent food from sticking, then it is easy to use and clean.
Non-stick cookware does not easily get scratched. Using the right spoons for your non-stick cookware is very important. Using a regular cooking utensil for your non-stick pan can destroy the non-stick coating of the pan. You can maintain the non-stick coating of your pan by using non-stick spoons and spatulas.
Ordinary cookware looks dull and unappealing with regular use. If you have non-stick cookware, then you have stylish looking cookware with its dark greyish coating and it will complement your modern kitchen.
The uniform distribution of heat makes cooking faster and will save you on fuel. You can cook your food faster in non-stick cookware than in regular cookware because heat is evenly distributed on the non-stick pan.
If you are using non-stick cookware that it is easy to cook food since you no longer need to stir or turn the food too often.
Using non-stick cookware is not harmful to humans to use for preparing food.
Be aware that non-stick pans cannot withstand high temperatures and if you happen to do so, then your non-stick coating could melt. Non-stick pans are not for use in ovens since they were designed only for the stovetop.
With non-stick cookware you gain many benefits when used properly.