are fresh herbs so expensive there? here we can buy fresh herbs for 1-2 euro usually, but i grow my own bay leaf, thyme, rosemary and sage. these are winter hard. i only buy parsley - as i use it so often it doesn't make sense to grow parsley myself. i have to cook for a small dinner party next saturday, 8 people in total. will be using the 24
tri-ply full wall construction, 18/10 stainless, riveted handles, lifetime warranty. less than a third of the cost of allclad even when at full price. only difference from the other two at first glance, made in china. there are a handful of negative reviews of the cuisinart cookware online here and there. mostly seem to be related to the rivets
it's 8mm thick of sheet aluminum, not cast , and the bases have magnetic steel inserts to make the pots induction capable. the lids are 6mm. the lids are 6mm. i got a 4-qt lyon dutch oven specifically to do long and slow-cooking thick recipes like ketchup and apple butter, figuring that it would be the even-est heat i could get short of a thickness of copper i can't afford .
no, ss cladding is much thicker. for instance, all-clad uses an outer layer of ss in its clad that is 0.41mm thick. this is almost 70x thicker than the anodizing we're talking about. yes, what i call the interposer disk can be just as thin as the outer clad sheet. in most clad the interposer *is* the outer layer. a bottom interposer disk as
my guess is this is the most common 'quality' cookware used by home cooks and is a good choice in cookware. now we get into brands and sets. again, there are pros and cons to sets, the pro is usually you can purchase a set at a much lower price than piece at a time, the con is you may end up with a piece or more that you don't really need or use.
the final part, the boiler, i thought to use ss because that would last the longest compared to a thin copper sheet metal bucket, i say bucket because those copper boilers for sale are so thin they crush like a beer can and to make a thick walled copper boiler myself it would cost way too much just to buy the thick copper sheeting. i figured a