Currently, ceramic cookware is the popular trend among kitchenware(s). People wonder if it is good and safe. Now it does not mean that even if it is popular it is good. Consumers have their doubts, and there are numerous questions that comes to mind when purchasing a ceramic cookware. We have listed the few questions that are frequently asked by customers, and the answers to these queries.
- What is the cookware made of?
Answer: It is made with a kiln baked ceramic, patented non-glaze over the cookery set.
- Is ceramic weak or brittle?
Answer: Most of the time, when people hear the word “ceramic” pottery usually comes to mind. However ceramic is healthy, durable, sturdy, and can last a lifetime. Nonetheless, like most things, ceramic is breakable, but ceramic is sturdier than glass cookware. One of the company that produces healthy ceramic cookware is the Mercola Cookware.
- What is Nano-Glaze made of?
Answer: A Nano glaze is patented bacteria resistant glaze that will not stain the merchandise, even acidic foods such as tomatoes. As well as it non-reactive, and unlike non-stick kitchenware there are no chemicals that are released into the air or into the food that you are cooking. It is PFOA and PTFE free.
- Is Ceramic cookware good for the environment?
Answer: Yes, the Mercola Healthy cookware is good for the environment. Unlike aluminum and other non-stick kitchenware products. The cookware is non-reactive and non-toxic. The ceramic cooking surface does not emit odors or gas even if the cooking temperature is beyond 2500 degrees Fahrenheit. Hence, your health is safe from toxins and the environment is spared from toxic fumes as well.
- Can you use the ceramic cookware on different stove top and convection ovens?
Answer: The ceramic cookware can be used on various kinds of stove top surfaces such as induction type stove type, gas, electric stovetops. It can even be used in convection ovens, Barbecue grills, and microwave oven. However, it is not recommended that you use a microwave oven. Furthermore the ceramic cookware can even go right from the stove top or oven into your freezer, because the cookware has high resistance to thermal shock.
- What temperature can the ceramic cookware handle?
Answer: The cookware can endure temperatures up to 2700 degrees Fahrenheit. Since steel begins to melt at 2200 degrees Fahrenheit, although this temperature is not recommended to be used every day.
- How do I take care of my best ceramic cookware?
Answer: Even though that ceramic cookware may be tough as a brick. The patented nano-glaze on the merchandise makes it almost non-stick. Therefore cleaning it up will be a breeze. Even baked foods would come off quickly and easily by just soaking it briefly in hot water. You can even use steel wool in cleaning your ceramic cookery set without scratching the surface. Ceramic cookware set(s) are also dishwasher safe. You can also use cooking utensil(s) to clean the cookware as long as they are made of wood. When you are washing your cookery set in the sink, take extra care and do not bang the cookware against the sides of this sink because it can eventually cause chipping or cracking, and that it should be stored separately and not nested together or on top of each other.
Hopefully, these answered the questions you had in mind, if you are considering a purchase on ceramic cookware.