Some types of cookware that are appropriate for ceramic stove tops are flat-bottomed metal pots and pans and smooth glass pans. Avoid using cookware with rough bottoms or edges to prevent scratching the stove top. More »

Cast-iron, ceramic and stoneware pieces are not recommended for use with ceramic stovetops because those pieces have rough, unfinished bottoms that easily scratch the stove's surface. Pots and pans with rounded edges als... More »

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Toxic types of kitchenware include non-stick pots and pans, plastic food containers, plastic cutting boards, non-stick ceramic-covered knives and pans, and aluminum. Alternatives to such cookware include cast iron and st... More »

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Parini stainless steel, copper-bottomed, non-stick, enamelled and other types of pots and pans are all fine for use on conventional glass stove tops. Many newer glass stove tops use magnetic induction instead of the more... More »

Some of the newer cast iron pots and pans can be used on glass top stoves. As long as they have smooth bottoms and don't have the raised ridge found on the older style of cast iron cookware, they won't damage the glass s... More »

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A convection stove top, also known as an induction cook top, uses an electromagnetic field to heat pans without heating the kitchen or cooking surface. A convection stove top is considered more energy efficient than elec... More »

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Some types of Lifetime waterless cookware are stock pots, skillets and sauce pans. All the cookware is designed to cook using the minimum-moisture or waterless-cooking method in which meats baste in their own juices and ... More »

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