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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Aha! The Best Folding Handle Non-Stick Frying Pan I Have Ever Used In My RV!

    By now, everyone who reads these articles knows I love to cook "gourmet" meals in my RV. Having a great non-stick skillet is essential to making cooking a breeze and cleanup (which I HATE!) even easier. Of course, for me, storage is always a problem. I've seen lots of nesting pots and pans with removable handles, but they were either not secure or WAY too expensive for cookware that doesn't get used except on board the RV. Well, guess what, I found a solution!!! Read on.

Over the years, I've had every Teflon (Polytetrafluoroethylenecoated type I could find, and while they work well, you have to be careful not to scratch them. Once scratched, they become worse than useless. Add to that the fact that Teflon in your food can be toxic. Bad Mojo! Well, I randomly came across a solution! I was in a national pharmacy store the other day. One that has general housewares and even a "As Seen On TV" section. On the bottom of that shelf was a folding handle pan that had an original price tag of $19.99. Now reduced to $9.99! How could I resist. Reading the label it was a new "miracle" coating that would stand up to the rigors of RV life. Did I mention the handle folds so you can store it easily? So, of course, I bought it.

Definitely NOT Grandma's Speckled Enamel Cookware!
Since it's the middle of Winter and the RV is covered, no chance I could cook in there for basic testing. Nowhere for the smoke to go and having your exhausts covered would be bad. I like breathing and I'm pretty sure you do too. I fired up the burners in the house and got to cooking. It worked! Even better than my "good" set of Teflon coated, name-brand pans. Astounding! I made eggs without butter, oil, or other shortening. No cooking spray either. they just cooked and slid right out. Can't wait to try it on my "One Skillet Breakfasts!" I know I'm sounding like a late night infomercial, but I was impressed. The finish reminds me of my great-grandmother's enamel speckled cookware.

No idea if this pan will stand the test of time, but I am going to replace my 10" Skillet in the RV with it for the upcoming season. I'll let you know how well it works in the long run. I did see a larger 12" one too.....maybe I can locate that one at half price too....

be Seeing You...Down The Road,

Rich "The Wanderman"
www.thewanderman.com





3 comments:

  1. I ALMOST bought one the other day...now I will!

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    1. Bigd13,
      While I can't vouch for its' longevity...I certainly like cooking with it now!

      Rich "The Wanderman"

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  2. You can also get this at Bed Bath & Beyond stores :-).

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