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Saucepan lids I can hang

sgwalker Oct 18, 2011 08:48 AM

A long (long!) time ago I purchased Estia cookware and have a nice S-hook system to hang the pots and lids together. Now it's time to replace some of the pots, but I can't seem to find any with lids that fit inside the pot, with a rim that can stay on a hook. I had dreams for All-Clad, but this is a deal-breaker for me. Any ideas on a good quality brand that fits my storage system?

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    ellabee Oct 18, 2011 12:29 PM

    Any way you can supply a photo of your current system? I'm having trouble picturing how a lid stays on an S-hook other than via its handle.

    1. kaleokahu Oct 18, 2011 03:08 PM

      Hi, sgwalker:

      Yes a photo might help in answering your question.

      Many old pan lids have "ear" type handles that make hanging them easy and efficient. Most modern lines have "loop" handles that can be a pain to hang.

      One workaround for loop handles is to thread the *pan's* handle through the lid's loop before hanging the two together. Depending on the angle of the pan handle, this can be efficient and attactive--or not. Obviously, this won't work if your lids have knob-type "handles".


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      1. re: kaleokahu
        sgwalker Oct 19, 2011 06:55 AM

        Thanks for the replies! The cookware I currently own have knobs on the lids, and I hang them from the rim of the cover, which nests inside the pot when in use, rather that resting on top. I will try the loop through the handle idea next time I'm shopping. Sorry, I can't do photos at this point.
        Thx - sgw

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