Common metals in pots, pans have varied cooking qualities

Posted: April 14, 2012 at 2:26 a.m.

Cookware can be anything from inexpensive aluminum vessels to pricey copper pots beloved by French chefs. The four most common metals used in cookware are aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron and copper. Each has its strengths and weaknesses.

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