Few people would argue that Rachael Ray knows her way around a kitchen; her latest line of cookware is further proof of that. The Rachael Ray Cucina 12 Piece Cookware Set II is a comprehensive set that includes everything you need to make delicious meals without having to spend all day in the kitchen. With its non-stick functionality, dishwasher-safe pieces and even heating system, this is the only set you’ll need. Whether you’re a budding chef, or you have years of experience in the kitchen, this cookware will not disappoint. Clean-up is also a cinch, thanks to the non-stick design. The aluminum and stainless steel makes for sturdy pieces for safe handling, and the interchanging lids make it easy to use. The glass lids are shatter-resistant and seal in heat and moisture. Rubberized handles on the lids and pots reduce the risk of burns and give you a good grip, helping to prevent spills and accidents.
Product Features and Specifications
The Rachael Ray Cucina 12 Piece Cookware Set II has several features that cook of all levels will love. The main feature is its non-stick design, which gives way to an even heating system, and makes for easy clean up. They are dishwasher safe, and there is no need to soak them.
The set comes with 2 skillet frying pans, 1 deep frying pan, 2 sauce pans, 1 large pot, 4 lids, as well as a rubber fork and spoon. The lids are interchangeable and will fit the frying pans, so you don’t have to worry about purchasing lids separately, or going without. Lid handles and pot handles are rubberized for easy and safe handling.
The set comes in several colors, including pumpkin orange, mushroom brown, powder blue and cranberry red, adding distinctive color and pizazz to any kitchen, regardless of style or design.
The non-stick substance is PFOA-free, making it a safe option for you and your family. Non-stick no longer has to mean that your cookware is laden with chemicals, contaminating your food.
The set also includes a limited lifetime warranty, which you can invoke online when you receive your set. The process is simple, quick and efficient.
Rachael Ray Cucina 12 Piece Cookware Set II – Pros
- Rachael Ray Cucina 12 Piece Cookware Set II non-stick design means no food residue on the bottom while cooking, even if you don’t stir constantly.
- Even heating system, so you don’t get those ‘hot spots’ which can cause foods to burn in certain areas.
- Easy clean up, thanks to the non-stick surface; no need for soaking dishes for hours to get rid of stuck-on food.
- Rubberized handles on the pots and lids, for better gripping. This reduces the risk of burns and accidents.
- Dishwasher safe.
- Safe to go from stove to oven, to keep dinner warm, without drying out.
- Cooks food fast, but doesn’t compromise quality; you can make meals that will have people thinking you’ve been in the kitchen all day long.
- This set is essential for just about any cook, regardless of cooking skill. It will benefit single people who cook only for themselves, as well as moms who cook for a family of four or more; or, for budding chefs who want to showcase their culinary talents. University students who are out on their own for the first time, however, may find this set a bit overwhelming.
- Manufactured using stainless steel and aluminum components, ensuring sturdy construction. This not only helps ensure your safety, it lends a more aesthetic look to the set.
Rachael Ray Cucina 12 Piece Cookware Set II – Cons
- Manufactured in Thailand. It would be nice if the set was manufactured in America, but it is instead made in Thailand. This could be an issue for those who are dedicated to purchasing items only made in the U.S.
- Pots and pans get very hot very quickly; this may not necessarily be a con, but you’ll have to be aware of and adjust the heat setting on the stove to accommodate your food cooking times.
While there are other cookware sets on the market that have features similar to this cookware set, the Rachael Ray Cucina12 piece cookware set II can be the better option for your kitchen for a couple of reasons. This cookware set can be purchased for much less than other cookware sets in the market and is priced to fit almost any budget. Also, Rachael Ray stands behind her products; you can be assured that when you buy any of her cookware sets or kitchen gadget, you are getting quality that is very hard to find anywhere else in the market.