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Feb 22, 2013 10:24 PM

best 1 quart saucepan under $50?

This has got to be the most boring post ever but...

I would like to get a 1 quart saucepan with a lid - I dont have enough to get buy comfortably (right now only 2 and 1 has no handle on the top)

I am not fussy, just want a good quality item

any suggestions would be nice.

thanks !

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  1. All-Clad has a great 1.5 quart at $79.95 (Amazon). Not quite what you spec'd, but worth a look.

    1. I suggest the Tramontina 1-Qt. 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Covered Sauce Pan. $24.97 at walmart. Youll have to order it online, but I think shipping is free to your nearby walmart. I have the 2 qt that I got with the 10 pc set, and this stuff is awesome.

      Here's a comparison of the Tramontina Tri Ply vs All Clad:


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      1. re: Eager6

        Totally agree on the Tramontina. I have the 16 quart and it was one of my best purchases ever. Tramontina will come back in stock, wait for it, value + quality. America's test kitchen or cook's country tested Tramontina and it rated first.

        1. re: Ruthie789

          Is it compatible with induction? If you put a magnet against the bottom, does it hold or fall off?

          1. re: w0x0f

            I will have to go and get a magnet and try it out. It is stainless steel so a magnet will stick.

        2. re: Eager6

          I second the cant' beat the cost and quality vs All-clad....however, if you do order thru Walmart, you are far and away better off and saving a lot of misery by springing for the shipping, rather than store pick-up...I just did it for the second time, AND I WILL NEVER DO IT AGAIN! The disorganization of the Walmart on-line pick-up area is beyond belief! BTW..Tramontina does have the same pot (just like the rest of their line) that is "Induction ready".

        3. If you have a Homegoods near you, I would recommend this French made Cuisinart saucepan for you to look at - model FCT19-14:

          It should be about $20 or less. I purchased a few pieces of various sizes including a 2.25qt and 10 inch fry pan and all were under $30. They are stainless tri-ply, and nifty handle design that's very comfortable and stays really cool.

            1. I use the Calphalon Simply Calphalon Hard-Anodized 1-Quart Nonstick Saucepan with Lid. The lid is glass, and both saucepan and lid have soft silicone handles. I'm quite happy with it. Calphalon's price is $30, and I believe that's what I paid at Bed Bath & Beyond.