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Cuisinart Green Gourmet Hard Anodized GG-12 Cookware
Green Gourmet Hard Anodized GG-12
This Cuisinart cookware set was excellent in overall performance.
  • This a 12 -piece set.
  • It includes 8 in. skillet, 10 in. covered deep frypan, 1.5 & 2.5 qt covered saucepans, 3 qt covered everyday pan, 6 qt covered Dutch Oven, steamer insert.
  • Made from anodized aluminum.
  • Oven safe to 500 ° F.
  • Has a lifetime warranty.
Description
This Cuisinart cookware set was excellent in overall performance.
  • This a 12 -piece set.
  • It includes 8 in. skillet, 10 in. covered deep frypan, 1.5 & 2.5 qt covered saucepans, 3 qt covered everyday pan, 6 qt covered Dutch Oven, steamer insert.
  • Made from anodized aluminum.
  • Oven safe to 500 ° F.
  • Has a lifetime warranty.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Set

Set

Each set includes at least a saucepan, a frying pan, and a stockpot. Lids are typically counted as separate components in a set.

 /  5
Cooking evenness

Cooking evenness

Cooking evenness reflects the ability of the frying pans to turn out evenly browned pancakes on a gas range.

 /  5
Nonstick food release

Nonstick food release

Nonstick food release score reflects the nonstick qualities of a pan's interior by cooking four eggs consecutively without oil. An Excellent score indicates that all four eggs slid off the pan without assistance; A Poor score indicates that scraping was needed to release any egg from the pan and some egg residue was left on the pan.

 /  5
Nonstick durability

Nonstick durability

To assess nonstick durability, we intentionally abraded frying-pan surfaces with steel wool until the coating was worn through or up to 2,000 strokes. Scoring reflects the durability of the frying-pan's coating and it's nonstick quality after being abraded.

 /  5
Speed of heating

Speed of heating

Speed of heating reflects how quickly 4 quarts of water in the largest pot of the set increased from room temperature to a near boil.

 /  5
Sauce simmer

Sauce simmer

Indication of how well the pot can simmer tomato sauce evenly.

 /  5
Handle temperature

Handle temperature

Handle temperature relates to the temperature during heating.

 /  5
Handle sturdiness

Handle sturdiness

Handle sturdiness indicates how well the handle withstands a test designed to stress it and its attachments.

 /  5

About

The Cuisinart Green Gourmet Hard Anodized GG-12 is part of the Cookware test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Cookware Sets (Nonstick) models like the Green Gourmet Hard Anodized GG-12 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Set Each set includes at least a saucepan, a frying pan, and a stockpot. Lids are typically counted as separate components in a set.

Cooking evenness Cooking evenness reflects the ability of the frying pans to turn out evenly browned pancakes on a gas range.

Nonstick food release Nonstick food release score reflects the nonstick qualities of a pan's interior by cooking four eggs consecutively without oil. An Excellent score indicates that all four eggs slid off the pan without assistance; A Poor score indicates that scraping was needed to release any egg from the pan and some egg residue was left on the pan.

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