T-fal E765SC Thermo-Spot Indicator Nonstick Pot Set, 12-Piece

Last updated: November 16, 2022

The T-fal Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set has a hard titanium-reinforced, scratch-resistant and toxin-free nonstick interior. The set is both oven and dishwasher safe. However, the set is not safe for induction cooking.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: The T-fal Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set includes a number of different pans and pots.

In our analysis of 88 expert reviews, the T-fal Thermo-Spot Indicator Nonstick Pot Set, 12-Piece placed 10th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Weekday dinners, laid back brunch, holiday entertaining—be prepared for life’s culinary adventures with T fal Ultimate Hard Anodized toxin free nonstick cookware. With a rugged hard anodized aluminum construction, this cookware also features T fal’s Heat Mastery System, a three ingredient recipe for perfectly delicious cooking results every time…superior and longer lasting non stick coating, an anti warping, even heat base and patented Thermo Spot technology. Retains perfect heat and offers supreme resistance to corrosion, scratching, and other damage for go to reliability every day of the week. Even more, T fal makes the important step of preheating practically foolproof. The Thermo Spot heat indicator features a ring around the center that turns solid red to indicate when pans are properly preheated, which promotes evenly cooked food and helps seal in the natural juices and flavor of meat, poultry, fish and other favorites. For easier cooking, the cookware’s titanium reinforced nonstick interior helps prevent frustrating, wasteful, stuck to the bottom scenarios. Oven safe and dishwasher safe, T fal Ultimate Hard Anodized nonstick cookware offers multi purpose versatility with its wide range of pots and pans—fry, brown, sauté, steam, slow cook and more.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Heats up evenly – The cookware heats up well and fast with no hot spots. It also has a very slick interior that cleans easily.
The outside of the cookware features a strong and durable anodized metal which is very long lasting.
The Thermo-Spot is a red circle at the center of the pot or pan that works as a heat indicator – it tells you when the cooking surface has reached the right temperature for you to start cooking. It’s quite simple, really, but it makes life so much easier.
The handles are made of it Silicone and can withstand up to 350F of heat in the oven.
Additionally, the T-fal Ultimate Hard anodized pans also come with a very durable hard anodized exterior that cleans very easily and suffers no ill effects in the dishwasher.
The pans are especially convenient due to the special thermo-spot indicators that show when they’re perfectly preheated.
When cooking with this cookware, you will not experience food particles sticking on the surfaces of the pans or pots. This means an easy time when cleaning as well as delicious foods. This is because you will be using only a little cooking oil thus supporting the preparation of very healthy foods.
The cookware set is designed in a way that it distributes heat evenly and quickly. This helps in preventing hot spots which lead to sticking.
T-fal E765SC set comes with tempered glass lids that trap in heat and moisture because you can monitor food without removing the lid.
This cookware set features a silicone handles that stay cool and offer a comfortable and secure hold.
Another great thing about this set is that it is oven safe (up to 350 degrees F), and there are also some other heat sources you can use: gas, halogen, ceramic and electric.
The hard anodized aluminum base is extremely durable. The inside is a hard titanium nonstick surface for performance.
This is dishwasher safe. So you can clean the utensils without any hassle. You can also wash the utensils with the normal dishwashing soap and a scrubber
The outside of the cookware is Hard Anodized plus dishwasher safe.
It doesn’t wear or chip off after a period of heavy usage. The TechnoResist Anti-Warp base provides outstanding warp resistance and confirms even heat distribution throughout the pans.
Of these glowing reviews, customers were impressed by the construction and weight of the pans. The sturdy craftsmanship of the pans makes them feel like they will last a long time. The design and grip of the handles is comfortable to work with.
Hard anodized cookware which is scratch resistant as well as dishwasher resistant.

What reviewers didn't like

No lids for the fry pans – There are no lids which can perfectly fit the fry pans. While most sets would have inter-changeable lids, this one does not have the same convenience.
Not suitable for induction cooking.
Each of the pieces in the set has a heat indicator that indicates when the pot or pan has been adequately preheated before cooking. This indicator however only shows brightly when the temperature is high but it is barely visible when the temperature is low.
The lid for the Dutch oven does not fit the 10.25” pan which was a bit disappointing for some users.
This hard-anodized cookware set is safe for all cooking methods, but induction. Because it’s made of aluminum, the set doesn’t work on induction cooktops.
Cases of finish wearing off after some time
It doesn’t work on an induction stove.
This set is ideal for all cooktops except induction.
Heats too fast
The pieces in this set are thick and heavy, so it's not super comfortable to use them, but it's not a problem at all when it comes to cooking.
This cookware set is not suitable for the induction cooking tops.
Not broiler-friendly
Some people reported that the bottoms of the pans are not completely flat. Because of this liquid can pool around the edges.
Because of the use of thermo-spot technology, it does heat faster than the rest of the pan. So, after the spot heats up, it is better to wait a few extra seconds before putting your food in.
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