GE induction slide in

Joe628August 1, 2012

Finally, I can see the light at the end of a long tunnel. Kitchen/dining room is getting second coat of j.c today. We have already purchased a GE slide in induction. I was hoping any owners of the stove or the free standing model could let me know what cookware they are using. Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mboston_gw

We just bought a GE induction a month ago. I bought a nice set of Emerilware by All Clad. Got it at Macy's but they also have them at Bed Bath and Beyond and Belk's.

There is a nice set that starts with a B (french name, I think) at Macy's BUT, it cannot go in the oven at above like 200 degrees. I think it is because of the handles.
So if you want to go from stove to oven, don't get it. We also made that mistake.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 10:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ginny20

Based on a lot of research I did on this site (I've attached just one of the threads below), I started with the Tramontina TriPly Clad 10 piece set from Walmart online. It was a couple of hundred dollars for the whole thing, and it was recommended by Cook's Illustrated. It looks like All Clad, and it's very heavy. Then I put a magnet in my purse and shopped around. I found some Fissler pots at Marshall's and Wolfgang Puck at TJ Maxx. I got non-stick skillets from Italy at TJ Maxx, and a nice big non-stick Oneida skillet at BB&B. I love them all.

Since induction is more common in Europe, often the European brands are induction capable and are marked as such. They are affordable at Marshalls and TJ Maxx, probably Home Goods, too, since I think it's the same company. Tuesday Morning is another source, although their prices weren't as good in my area.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tramontina thread

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 10:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Joe628

Thank you both. I've read good things about Emerilware and Tramontina. Has anyone had any luck w/ Ikea's favorit line?

    Bookmark   August 3, 2012 at 12:14AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
chac_mool

I have several Ikea Favorit induction pots and pans, and like them well enough. Sturdy and well-made (in Vietnam, IIRC). Markings on the inside show liters and quarts/cups; on the small pot I use the most, these have faded from washing, but its still readable. They work fine and are at a good price, though.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2012 at 12:36AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
attofarad

I have the Tramontina. They are pretty good, except for one thing: pouring. The pots do not have a good non-drip edge for pouring. For that reason, I would not buy them again.

I also have the Demeyere Industry5 Covered Saute Pan, 3 qt. from Sur la Table, bought on promotion for about $79, and it is just great. No way I would pay the regular price on a full set of that, though.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2012 at 12:46AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ginny20

attofarad is right about the tramontina not pouring. I never thought about it because I've never had pots with pour spouts. I think some of the Emerilware at BB&B might have pour spouts.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2012 at 9:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mboston_gw

Emerilware has pour spouts on some pots and lids that have strainers. The only drawback that I have found with my set is that I have to use Bar Keepers Friend on them each time I clean them or I get the white spots or rainbow color dulling the finish. Its not a problem except the stuff stinks like all get out and is an added step. But they do clean up nice. I used to use Brillo pads on my old set of Stainless Steel but these say not to use steel wool.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2012 at 6:57PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
attofarad

You don't have to have pour spouts, if the cookware has good non-drip edges. The Cuisinart Multiclad looks good -- there were some negative reviews about the larger Saute Pan warping, which is really the only thing that put me off that set -- apparently a fairly common problem across other brands too.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2012 at 8:18PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jxbrown

I bought a Sitram set at Costco when I got my cooktop. I added a Kuhn pressure cooker and I have a few Lodge and La Creuset pieces and a Williams and Sonoma stockpot/pasta insert. I sometimes make coffee with a moka pot whose brand is lost although it conveniently says"induction" on the bottom.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2012 at 10:01AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Bluestar platinum vs Capital Culinarian
We are deciding on kitchen appliances for our upgrade...
malba2366
New Bluestar elec wall oven vs New Viking french door wall oven
Has anyone had a chance to use either the New BlueStar...
sherry0117
Noxious new oven smell ??
Our new Electrolux wave-touch double oven is wonderful,...
infohound2006
Fhiaba column refrigerator freezer anyone?
Has anyone seen these in person or have in their kitchen?...
Dietitian
Wolf is increasing the BTUs on front burners
When I called the Wolf showroom in Atlanta, I was told...
charon70
Sponsored Products
Gray & Black Cocoa Blossom Curtain Panel - Set of Two
$39.99 | zulily
Unson Credenza - Walnut Walnut
Joybird Furniture
DreamLine Shower Enclosures Enigma-Z 36 in. x 48 in. x 78.75 in. Standard Fit
Home Depot
Funtime FT2518 Rock'n Popper 2.5-oz Hot Oil Popcorn Machine
Overstock.com
Elena TV Stand - 92044
$217.99 | Hayneedle
NewAge Bold Series 6 ft. - 10 in. System - 5 Piece Set - Grey - 37415
Hayneedle
Hudson Valley Lighting | Denning Vanity Light
$170.00 | YLighting
Medallion Studio White 52-Inch Patio Fan
$187.00 | Bellacor
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™