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Where to Find Quality Cookware and Kitchen Appliances Made in America

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Domestic Dinnerware

Home chefs looking to upgrade their pots, pans, and kitchenware collections have no shortage of options when it comes to cheap cookware, much of which is cranked out by cheap labor overseas. For those who care about buying domestic, however, some of the finest dinnerware in the world is manufactured right here in the U.S.A. 


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Brooklyn Copper Cookware

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Though the cookware is made in four states, Brooklyn Copper Cookware is based in its namesake New York City borough — and the company is cashing in on a resurgence in interest in all-copper cooking. Each one of the saucepans, sauté pans, casseroles, stockers, and covers is handmade with premium metal.


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Belkraft International

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Made in Clarksville, Tennessee, cookware from Belkraft International is not sold in stores and can be ordered only directly from the factory. This model keeps prices low on the uniquely made cookware, which is crafted in an exclusive seven-layer process. Its products, which have a reputation for superior heat distribution, come with a 50-year warranty.


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1919 Cookware

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Another product line that comes out of the American cookware hub that is West Bend, Wisconsin, is 1919 Cookware. The brand, which is owned by Regal Ware, produces a collection of triple-ply nonstick and stainless steel kitchenware. Each item it sells comes out of an exclusive manufacturing process with an aluminum core, a layer of stainless steel, and polished magnetic stainless steel for a mirror shine and stellar heat distribution.


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Although some Made In products are manufactured in family-owned facilities in France and Italy, much comes from U.S. manufacturing plants. New York City's Le Bernardin and Chicago's Alinea are just two of the several 3-star Michelin restaurants using cookware from the line, which includes stainless clad and carbon steel cookware, as well as high-end kitchen tools and knives.


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Not all Viking products are made in America, but its line of five-ply cookware is, even if the costs only start at $200. (There's a bit of the more affordable three-ply line still around too.) The lineup includes mirror finish and nonstick sauté pans and fry pans of different sizes and shapes.  


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Based in Pittsburgh for four generations, USA Pan is the largest commercial bakeware manufacturer in the world. Its stoneware line is made from clay sourced from Tennessee, and it offers full lines of cookware and bakeware, the latter of which is made in Kansas. 


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Nordic Ware

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Family-owned and made in Minnesota since 1946, Nordic Ware is famous for its legendary Bundt pan — there are now more than 70 million of them in households across the globe. The company started by manufacturing things such as Ebelskiver pans, Krumkake irons, Rosette irons, and Platte Panne pans, which are unique to the cooking and culture of the ethnic Scandanavian people who settled the region generations ago. Today the company produces hundreds of more familiar cookware items, virtually all in Minneapolis. 


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Nest Homeware

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Based out of Providence, Rhode Island, Nest Homeware was founded in 2013. The company manufactures elegant, smooth-surfaced cast iron cookware, including skillets, Dutch ovens, braising pans, self-basting lids, and full sets.


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Lodge Cast Iron

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A staple in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, for more than a century, Lodge Cast Iron is one of America's oldest continuously operating cookware manufacturers. Now in its fifth generation of family ownership, Lodge was founded in 1896 and continues to make heirloom-quality iron cookware of all sorts. 


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Heritage Steel

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Also located in Tennessee — Clarksville, in this case — is Heritage Steel. With more than 40 years in the industry, the company is known as one of the top producers of multi-clad stainless steel cookware. It's also famous for its German steel (and Chinese-made) Hammer Stahl Cutlery line of knives and kitchen utensils. 


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Like Finex, Field Company deals only in cast iron, but its claim to fame is a line of skillets that are lighter and smoother than virtually any other cast iron cookware out there. Each one of its products is made from hand-poured iron in Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. 


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Duparquet Copper Cookware

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Handcrafted in Rhode Island, the goods that come out of the Duparquet Copper Cookware facility are based on the heavy, sturdy vintage cookware items that survived the years and continue to be passed on as family heirlooms. The copper is spun, the handles are riveted, and the cooking surfaces are tinned and polished all under one roof. 


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