|Cookware sets offer considerable savings. The most basic is a set with a saucepan and a lid and a frying pan, A soup pot is usually worthwhile, as is a straight-sided saute pan for sauteing, braising and stewing.
No single kind of cookware does the best job at every kind of cooking, so consider supplementing a set with individual pieces of different materials such as a stir fry pan for quickly cooked vegetables or cast iron for fried chicken.
The metal, shape, size, construction features and function are very important and essential considerations when selecting the right equipment. Consider investing and collecting only the best.