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Swiss Diamond Reinforced 10 pc
 
Approximate retail price:
$575
Summary:

This Swiss Diamond nonstick 10 -pc set is made from aluminium
• Oven safe to 500 ° F.
• Has glass lids.
 

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Type: Non-stick cookware
About - Swiss Diamond Reinforced 10 pc

The Swiss Diamond Reinforced 10 pc is part of the kitchen cookware test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, cookware models like the Reinforced 10 pc are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Set (pieces):
Each set includes at least a saucepan, a frying pan, and a stockpot. Lids are typically counted as separate components in a set.

Material:
Material indicates that the tested pots and pans are made of aluminum, stainless steel, or cast iron.

Cooking evenness:
Cooking evenness reflects the ability of frying pans to turn out evenly browned pancakes on a gas range.
Features & Specs - Swiss Diamond Reinforced 10 pc
info Dishwasher-safe No
info Oven safe (°F) 500
info Induction cooktop No
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User Reviews - Swiss Diamond Reinforced 10 pc
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Only defect is the handle
2/12/2014
Pros
Durable
Easy To Clean
Non-Stick
Cons
Handle Gets Hot
Lid Handle Too Small
Best Uses
Comment:
This is fantastic cookware, with superb durability and non-stick surface. Our only problem has been the lid handles, especially on the big pots. The steam vents through this handle, which obviously makes it too hot to handle. Also, the steam (and any soup froth) gets stuck in the handle insides, requiring unscrewing, taking apart, etc. to clean. Also, these handles are tiny, for a very large lid- hard to handle, and hard to clean. So I ended up making my own handles from large turned wood blocks, which work much better.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
almost 10 years and going strong
11/24/2013
Pros
Distributes Heat Evenly
Durable
Easy To Clean
Even heating
Handle Stays Cool
Heats Quickly
Nest For Storage
Non-Stick
Retains Heat
Cons
Need More Sizes Of Pans
Best Uses
Elaborate Meals
Gifts
Large Kitchens
Simple Meals
Small Kitchens
Comment:
We have owned these pans for almost 10 years...cannot even remember when we bought the first. It was a skillet. Since then we have purchased the 10 piece set and every other piece they make. I never have had any pans that are so all around great, from cooking to clean-up. Too bad they are metal, or I would use them to microwave as well!!! They are worth every penny and then some, in time saved in clean-up if nothing else! I usually just soak them in some hot soapy water while we are eating and then just rinse with a dish brush and they are perfect. I have put them in the dishwasher with great results as well. Only sign of wear after all these years is the red Swiss Cross logo has faded, but the pans are going strong, as good as new! I only wish they made even more sizes of pans, etc. in addition to the basic pans and the few others.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
Non Stick coating not durable
9/4/2013
Pros
Distributes Heat Evenly
Easy To Clean
Handle Stays Cool
Non-Stick
Cons
Scratches Easily
Best Uses
Comment:
Based on the glowing CR review, I bought one small Swiss Diamond pan at an eye popping price. It is my favorite pan and I use it regularly. I use only plastic or wooden utensils with it and my wife cleans it with a sponge. To my surprise and disappointment, within a couple of months of purchase the nonstick coating began to pit and then to peel. The pan still seems to cook well, but it is the most expensive pan I've ever bought and unfortunately turned out to be the least durable. I've had it less than a year and I'm looking for a replacement.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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