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Old 02-22-2013, 08:35 AM   #1
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Good morning all,

My girlfriend has just bought a house and as a housewarming present I have bought her this 8 piece Le Creuset set:

Le Creuset 8 Piece Tri-Ply Stainless Steel Cookware Set

So I know very little about cooking but I have noticed that only one of these pans has a non-stick coating... would she be better suited to something else to get her started? Is this more suited to someone who already has a basic collection of cookware?

Thanks for any help, I really am clueless.


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Old 02-22-2013, 09:17 AM   #2
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Welcome to DC! This is a very nice set, and I think it's perfect for a starter. Ya done good!
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:34 AM   #3
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Welcome to DC That's a very nice starter set. The non-stick pan will be great for eggs and crepes; I don't use mine for much else. I'm sure she'll love it.
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:49 AM   #4
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Thanks guys!

Phew, thanks guys! I'm fairly in the dark when it comes to cooking anything other than bacon and steak so I may become a frequent visitor. Really appreciate the help and the welcome!
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:30 PM   #5
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It is for sure a starter set but it is REALLY expensive, as all Le Creuset is.
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:38 PM   #6
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Hi Chris,
Welcome to DC.

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Old 02-22-2013, 05:39 PM   #7
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I have exactly one pan with non-stick finish (acknowledging, of course, that ALL pans are non-stick when used properly). It's very like the one coated pan in the set, and I too use it for omelets, because I might be half asleep, and I don't want to worry about temperature being off a bit.

Many good cooks work with little more than this, perhaps adding a larger saute pan.
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Wow! Where can I find me a friend like you? And welcome to DC. You done really good.
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