Rachael Ray 12-Piece Cookware Set

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The Rachael Ray 12-piece cookware set is excellent for a nonstick option. This set not only features excellent porcelain enamel pots and pans but also a couple cooking utensils to give your kitchen a few added accessories. The aluminum base of these pans and pots will keep them sturdy in high heat and the rubberized handles create a comfortable user experience.

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

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This Rachael Ray 12-Piece Cookware Set offers outstanding porcelain exteriors and two matching utensils to make your cooking experience better.

In our analysis of 86 expert reviews, the Rachael Ray 12-Piece Cookware Set placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Adding earthy style and color to the kitchen, the Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Enamel Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set features saucepans, skillets and more for creating delicious, memorable meals. Curated by Rachael Ray for warmth and hospitality, the modern rustic design of the cookware enhances treasured places and occasions. Crafted with sturdy hard enamel porcelain exteriors and durable aluminum construction that promotes fast, even heating, the pots and pans incorporate the easy-to-use functionality and time-saving solutions Rachael is known for. Her color sense meets convenience with the distinctive espresso-colored, PFOA-free nonstick that releases foods effortlessly, complements the exteriors and cleans up easily. Use the sauté pan for cooking salmon burgers and the generous stockpot for making Rachael’s Potato, Zucchini and Tomato Soup – a coordinating nylon slotted turner and slotted spoon are included to help with meal preparation. Rubberized stainless steel handles on the pots and pans are dual riveted for added strength and shatter-resistant glass lids seal in heat and moisture. Oven safe to 400 Degree F, the cookware is suitable for all stovetops, except induction. This stylish cookware set is a welcome addition to inviting serveware, dinnerware and other cookware pieces in the Rachael Ray Cucina collection. Prepare delectable dishes for loved ones with the warm and rustic-styled pieces in the Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Enamel Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set.

Our Expert Consultant

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

Food does not stick – You can fry omelette in the pan with no problem of stickiness. The nonstick coating works very well to release food ensuring cooking is smooth and easy.
PFOA free nonstick feature makes this Porcelain Enamel cookware set easy to cook oily and sticky meals. It doesn’t release any harmful chemicals, and you can pour the food effortlessly.
The base construction is made of sturdy aluminum for fast even heat. The set is safe to use in the oven up to 400-degrees F.
The stainless steel handles are rubberized which adds to better and stronger construction. You can be confident knowing that the glass lids do not only seal moisture and heat properly, they are also shatter-proof.
Pieces come with dual-riveted stainless steel handles and shatter-resistant glass lids
The thick gauge aluminum composition makes the cookware scratch-resistant maintaining its glossy look for ages.

What reviewers didn't like

Thin – The aluminum is thin that the pieces can easily warp. You will need extra care to prevent dents too.
The thin aluminum can easily warp
They are easy to hand wash and cannot be put in the dishwasher.
These are not safe to use on an induction stove, so better be safe
Pots and pans will not work on induction cooktops
Not metal safe.
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