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Old 06-29-2008, 05:41 PM   #1
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All Clad alternatives

Hello everyone! I'm in the market for pots and pans but I can't really afford All Clad. Are there any alternatives that anyone could suggest? Thanks a lot everyone!

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Old 06-29-2008, 06:49 PM   #2
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I don't have any suggestions myself, but maybe if you gave a price range that might help.
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Old 06-29-2008, 07:13 PM   #3
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There are lots of less expensive alternatives to All-Clad for stainless steel clad cookware. Cuisinart, Calphalon, LeGourmet Chef, etc. all offer quality SS clad cookware.

Search the internet for price deals. If you have access to Costco, Sam's Club often have great deals on cookware under their brand names.
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Old 06-29-2008, 08:17 PM   #4
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Thanks alot! I've seen cuisinart in several places for good prices. I guess I'll give that a try. Thanks again!
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:36 PM   #5
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I have some of the cuisinart tri-ply ss and I like it very much. Be sure and check out Sam's though because I've heard from many, many people that their Member's Mark set of tri-ply ss is excellent and is very similar to Calphalon and All-Clad. Good luck and let us know what you got!
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Old 06-30-2008, 12:05 PM   #6
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Cookware and More sells All Clad cosmetic seconds at big discounts.
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Old 06-30-2008, 12:16 PM   #7
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There are many tri ply stainless alternatives. From store brands to name brands made in countries that don't pay our standard of wages. Not all will be dishwasher safe or magnetic fro induction cooktops, (neither of which may be a need anyway). Certainly you can get some decent cookware out there for a price you can afford.
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Old 07-02-2008, 08:39 AM   #8
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From what research I've done, Calphalon Tri-Ply seems to be the next best thing. It's still pricey, but not All Clad pricey. I'm about to start adding some new pieces and plan to pick up the Calphalon TP.

Admittedly, I want something All Clad, just to say I have one. lol
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From what research I've done, Calphalon Tri-Ply seems to be the next best thing. It's still pricey, but not All Clad pricey. I'm about to start adding some new pieces and plan to pick up the Calphalon TP.

Admittedly, I want something All Clad, just to say I have one. lol
Go to Cookware and More and find out when their next sale is going to be and go for it.
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Old 07-02-2008, 11:28 AM   #10
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I'll go with the others and say that Calphalon is probably your next best bet. I'm something of a cookware snob so I'm sort of rigid anyways....but even if I weren't, I couldn't recommend anything from Cuisinart in good conscience. They've just really gone downhill over the years.
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