I’m sure by now, you’ve heard the hype about Caraway Cookware & Bakeware. Here is my 100% honest review.
I received free cookware & bakeware in order to evaluate this product.
Non-stick and easy-to-use pans and baking trays have conquered the hearts of many professional chefs and amateur homemakers.
Did you know that PTFE (in Teflon) is a highly toxic chemical, which is poisoning us every day? Instead of letting our pans gradually kill us, I want to find a healthy substitute right now.
Many people have already switched to cookware made with healthy materials. Therefore, choosing the best ceramic cookware is important.
Caraway reached out to me to see if I was interested in testing their ceramic bakeware & cookware. Since the Teflon set I had just received for Christmas a year and a half ago was already going kaput, I said sure!
Here are six features I considered while evaluating this ceramic kitchenware:
Is It Safe?
Ceramic cookware is made using a special type of clay called kaolin clay. Kaolin clay is naturally occurring and non-toxic. It is also heat resistant and durable. Ceramic cookware is not toxic because it does not contain any lead or cadmium. It is also safe for you and the environment. Caraway features a mineral-based coating that won’t leach toxic materials into your clean & healthy ingredients.
Is it Easy To Clean?
The eggs literally slid off the pan. Ceramic cookware will prevent food from sticking. And it’s very easy to clean — the dream of every cooking lover. Caraway’s naturally slick pans require less scrubbing for a spotless clean.
Is Oil Required?
All kinds of oils contribute to arterial damage and the progression of heart disease. The usage of ceramic pans does not require a lot of oil to cook with. In fact, many products can be prepared without any additional fat if you use this type of cookware. I didn’t use any with the eggs or biscuits I prepared. Caraway’s Naturally slick pans require less oil or butter for cooking.
Is It Expensive?
The range of prices for ceramic cookware is very wide. It, indeed, fits any budget. The cost usually depends on the quality and quantity of ceramics. But it is worth every penny. Quality Is Key. In the era when the spectrum of choices a customer has is extremely wide, the best advertisement is high quality. Therefore, selling a high-quality product and leaving the customer satisfied with it, is an utmost priority for many ceramic cookware producers. They are usually produced by excellent materials and are tested before starting to be sold. The prices: Caraway’s Fry Pan ($95), Large Baking Sheet ($55), and Muffin Pan ($50). I don’t think this is expensive when you evaluate the cost per use over time. Especially if you don’t have to replace them year after year.
They also use what they refer to as “Thoughtful Packaging” – Shipped in recycled cardboard with zero plastic bags, low impact print dyes, and 100% biodegradable cork trivets.
I was able to recycle all of the packaging materials and use trivets (to place between the bakeware/cookware and the counter/table, to protect from heat damage).
Can I Clean It in the Dishwasher?
We all hate hand-washing our pans after cooking. Very often, they end up soaking in the sink for a couple of days. Unfortunately, most pans and baking trays cannot be cleaned in the dishwasher. Otherwise, they can be damaged.
Caraways pans and bakeware are easily wiped with warm soapy water, even though they can’t be cleaned in the dishwasher. You don’t have to get annoyed by washing a greasy and sticky skillet by hand anymore if you are a ceramic kitchenware owner.
Overall, I was very pleased with the Caraway set and would definitely invest in more pieces.
No matter whether you are an amateur or a professional chef, I hope my personal experience has cleared up your doubts about ceramic cookware, and my article was useful for you. Good luck in your search for a perfect cookware set.
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