NOW YOU'RE COOKING!
Whether you're setting up a new home, ready to refresh your kitchenware, or looking for a good gift, a quality cookware set is the ticket. Preferences and prices vary widely, however. Some swear by nonstick cookware for low-fat cooking and easy cleaning, while others express concern about potential health risks and prefer stainless steel or ceramic. Cheapism.com looked at all types and zeroed in on the best cookware sets for $80 or less, based on an analysis of features and online reviews. There are also some pricier picks here for those willing to spend a bit extra for cast iron or more celebrated brand names. We've even got a set you may have seen on TV -- and scores of users say it actually lives up to the hype.
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