Cuisinart MCP-12N Oven Safe Stainless Steel Cookware, 12-Piece

Last updated: January 11, 2023

This stainless steel cookware set has a pure aluminum core which ensures maximum heat retention and even heat distribution. The cool-grip handles ensure you can move the pots safely.

Cuisinart MCP-12N Oven Safe Stainless Steel Cookware, 12-Piece

We looked at the top Stainless Steel Cookwares and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Stainless Steel Cookware you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This stainless steel cookware set has triple-ply construction that has unsurpassed heat conductivity.

In our analysis of 103 expert reviews, the Cuisinart Oven Safe Stainless Steel Cookware, 12-Piece placed 4th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The kitchens of France were the inspiration behind the elegant Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Stainless Cookware collection. Cuisinart has included everything you need in this spectacular 12-piece set to perfectly perform all the basic cooking tasks, large or small. From reheating a single portion of soup to preparing appetizers, entrées and side dishes for the entire family, you?ll find every tool you need in this deluxe set. The line features an updated handle design for a more distinguished look. The new handles provide a modern and professional style while maintaining a comfortable and controlled grip. Features: Set includes|1.5 Quart saucepan with cover (|MCP19-16N)|3 Quart saucepan with cover (|MCP193-18N)|3.5 Quart sauté pan with helper handle and cover (|MCP33-24HN)|8 Quart stockpot with cover (|MCP66-24N)|8″ skillet (|MCP22-20N)|10″ skillet (|MCP22-24N)|20cm steamer insert with cover (MCP116-20N)|Professional Triple Ply Construction features a core of pure aluminum and a brushed stainless exterior.|Heat Surround™ Technology allows for even heat distribution along the bottom and sidewalls of the cookware.|Cool Grip™ Handle Solid stainless steel riveted handle stays cool on the stovetop.|Drip-Free Pouring Rim Tightfitting cover seals in moisture and nutrients for healthier more flavorful results every time you cook.|Dishwasher Safe|Lifetime Warranty|Suitable for use with induction cook tops

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Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Cuisinart MultiClad Pro is a less expensive option, comparatively, while it still heats as evenly as All-Clad Stainless and has the high-end features of All-Clad Stainless.
These pots are unlikely to show water spots or soap residue build-up.
Three-layer construction with mirrored cooking surface. Tight-fitting lids.
When the pans started to get heated up, the handles will be kept cool and you will find it easy to hold them without being afraid to get scalded. The lids are considered rather light-weight and they can seal and fit tightly onto the cookware pieces.
The pieces look shiny and nice, even the interior. For those who like to display their pots and pans in the kitchen, you wouldn’t mind having this set at all.
Stainless steel is among the best options when searching for kitchenware that's durable and can serve you for an existence time. This set consists of high-quality Stainless that gives lengthy lasting functionality for this beautiful searching set.
Not only does this set perform well in the kitchen but it also looks very good! It features a brushed steel exterior and a mirror-polished interior for non-reactive, quick release of foods. Definitely a premium look for your kitchen.
This cookware set delivers exquisite results. The inside incorporates a stainless steel construction that makes it simple to stew sauces, boil pasta, brown meats, or saute vegetables.
The stainless steel covers are tight-fitting, and they properly seal in food and nutrient for more flavorful and healthier results. Not just that the covers work fine, they are also dishwasher safe.
The set has a variety of sizes that make it useful to any user. As a matter of fact, none is too small for regular use. The bottom of the pans has smooth, round edges that make them easier to clean. By the way, this cookware set is oven-safe to 550°F.
The large stockpot is well-sized for making soup, cooking pasta, or blanching vegetables and is dishwasher safe for an added bonus.
The handles keep the stovetop cool as well as remaining cool themselves. This will ensure a comfortable and easy cooking experience for the user. It also prevents unnecessary accidents.
These pieces are usable on induction cooktops as the outer stainless steel is magnetic. All other stovetops including infrared, gas, glass, ceramic, and electric can be used. Thumb rests on the riveted handles provide a comfortable way of handling the pots and pans.
We like the flexibility the Cuisinart offers as well as the addition of its aluminum core “Heat Surround” technology, which gently tapers heat around the edges of the pan for better hotspot prevention and a more even cooking surface overall.
It’s easy to clean whether by hand or in the dishwasher.

What reviewers didn't like

Rivet plate on pans may capture liquid and lead to corrosion
This set's stainless steel may be of slightly lesser quality than that of the All-Clad. Skillets can warp on glass cooktop.
Does need slightly more cleaning for very greasy areas. Also, this is a bit expensive.
The bundle seems to have some smaller pieces and a big stockpot but missing something in the medium-sized range.
The covers within this set are constructed with stainless that do not let it keep an eye on food even though it is cooking.
Some users however, complain about food sticking to the pots despite following instructions.
Stainless steel can require more strive to clean than other non-stick cookware. However Bar Keeper’s Friend easily takes care of this, so users may wish to buy a can to use it to clean the cookware set.
Food can be stick if you don’t heat the pots and pans.
The warranty has questionable wording and skillets have a tendency to warp.
It doesn't have GreenGourmet nonstick skillet.
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