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Best Nonstick Pans for Glasstop Stoves?

summersupper Feb 12, 2014 10:42 PM

Hi All,

I am looking for great non-toxic options for non-stick frying pan use on glass top stoves.

Any ideas or brands would be helpful!

Thanks everyone!

  1. C. Hamster Feb 13, 2014 05:41 AM

    I use any and everything on mine.

    1. law_doc89 Feb 13, 2014 05:50 AM

      Used to have an Amana glass top. EVERYTHING worked fine except a traditional wok.

      1. ElsieB Feb 13, 2014 07:03 AM

        I have several scan pan frying pans that work great on my most hated stove of my lifetime:) Also, have a de buyer that works fine. Some of my cast iron work well but a few of the very old ones are wobbly and do not work as the 'smart' stove burners go on and off if the contact is not smooth on the glass top. Better than no stove at all, but barely.

        1. m
          mike0989 Feb 13, 2014 07:27 AM

          Might post this over in the Cookware board. I believe this has come up over there before.

          1. Chemicalkinetics Feb 13, 2014 08:48 AM

            The answer hinges on your definition of "non-toxic options". As far as I am consider, every Teflon nonstick cookware is not toxic, but you may have a very different idea. So I think it is important for you to define your nontoxic criteria.

            1. s
              sueatmo Feb 13, 2014 09:44 PM

              Any non stick you choose should work fine. You will need to use this on medium heat though. High heat will destroy the non stick coating.

              I used several non stick pans with my old glass top, but I got the best service from them when I used no more than medium heat with them.

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                filtered Feb 14, 2014 08:17 AM

                my glasstop stove's largest hob is 11.5", a perfect match for the bottom of an all-clad 6qt saute pan.

                i only use it at medium, otherwise food starts to burn before cooking through, so it takes a long 8 minutes sitting there empty for it to preheat.

                ended up getting a matching 11" all-clad fry pan for the second largest hob since the bottom diameter matched (9.5")

                just sayin the sizes matched.

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                1. re: filtered
                  sueatmo Feb 14, 2014 04:48 PM

                  I can totally relate to your experience! Others start another burner on low, if they start the first on on high. But I almost always used medium heat throughout my cooking session. And I don't know if took 8 minutes to heat up, but it took awhile, for sure.

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