You can add style to your kitchen by adding trendy enamel cookware. However, don't let this glitzy cookware fool you into thinking that it's just a pretty face. The appeal of enamel goes beyond skin deep and will help you improve the quality of your cooking.
Porcelain enamel is a glassy coating that's applied to the outside of pans made from cast iron or aluminum. Enamel is made when tiny pieces of colored glass are melted and then fused at temperatures above 176 degrees onto the outside of the cookware materials.
The enamel process is actually a thousand years old, although earnest experimentation didn't begin in Germany until the 18th century. Eventually enameled cookware found its way to the American Colonies. It wasn't until the late 19th century that demand began to grow for these unique pots.
Enamel cookware includes the following benefits:
Add a piece to your collection and discover for yourself the appeal of enamel. Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse even sells his own line called "Emerilware."