Best Stainless Steel Cookware Sets

Stainless steel has long been popular with cooks because it is so easy to clean, (stainless steel is safe in dishwashers unlike nonstick cookware sets). Plus it heats evenly allowing the food to cook right through.

We list the best stainless steel cookware sets available at the moment.

Cooks Standard Tri-Ply Clad Stainless Steel 10 Piece Cookware Set

In this set you ge:

  • two covered saucepans - a one-and-a-half quart and a three quart pan
  • two skillets - 8 inches and 10 inches
  • a covered steamer insert

This is also a "tri-ply" set - you get aluminum sandwiched inbetween two layers of stainless steel to help with heat conductivity. The lids are made of stainless steel. The pans are safe in the dishwasher and safe in the oven to 500F. Amazon are retailing this with free shipping

Rachael Ray Stainless Steel 10 Piece Cookware Set

With this set you get:

  • two covered saucepans - a one-and-a-half quart and a three quart pan
  • two skillets - 8 inches and 10 inches
  • one ten inch covered saute pan
  • one 8 quart covered stockpot

This set comes with Rachael Ray's characteristic orange silicone handles. The base of the pans are aluminum, with the sides and interior stainless steel. The lids are glass. The set is safe in the oven to 400F and they recommend hand washing.

KitchenAid Gourmet Distinctions Stainless Steel 10 Piece Cookware Set

In this set you get:

  • three covered saucepans - a one-and-a-quarter quart, a two-and-a-half quart and a three-and-a-half quart pan
  • two skillets - 8 inches and 10 inches
  • one eight quart covered stockpot

The lids are made of tempered glass, and the pans are safe in the oven to 500F. This is an unusual tri-ply set - the outside of the pan is actually aluminum with copper sandwiched inside, and the inside is stainless steel. The aluminum and copper help with heat conductivity and the stainless steel interior is safe for food consumption, and makes this set safe in the dishwasher. This KitchenAid Stainless Steel cookware set comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Amazon are selling it with free shipping..

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