Top-rated cookware sets include the Earth Pan II Sandflow set, the Analon Advanced Bronze set and the Sur La Table Hard Anodized set, according to Good Housekeeping. All are available to purchase as individual pieces or in 10-piece sets.
The Earth Pan II Sandflow set is aluminum and has a nonstick finish. The 10-piece set is $149.99, or the 8-inch pan alone is $19.99, as of 2015.
The Analon Advanced Bronze set is also aluminum, and it is nonstick. The 8-inch pan is $24.99 and the full 10-piece set is $299.99.
Good Housekeeping recommends the Sur La Table Hard Anodized set for its even heating. It costs $49.95 for the skillet set or $249.95 for the 10-piece set.