My mother's always warning me to be careful with my Teflon-coated pans. While Teflon is mostly safe, the chemicals used to create nonstick pans can be harmful in certain circumstances. In some cases, doctors even recommend their patients stay away from Teflon--and therefore most nonstick -- cookware. But, Teflon is not the only way to go if you want a nonstick pan.
Starfrit's Eco-Chef Fry Pan has a nonstick surface. Instead of Teflon, though, Starfrit uses Ceram-ECO, a proprietary ceramic powder that uses no chemicals to create a nonstick surface. Ceram-ECO is made entirely from natural sources and … Read more