Category Archives: Induction Cooking

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Induction Cookware Sets

Best Induction Cookware SetsWhen I got my first induction cooktop I was determined to have a new cookware set. Even though my old pots and pans were induction compatible, there was no way I wanted to use them on my new shiny cooktop. Of course, we all have one or two favorite pots, and yes, I did keep using a couple old ones. But I was thrilled to have the chance to find the best induction cookware set for my new kitchen.

However, I made one huge mistake.

Because that was my first ever induction cooktop, I really had no experience with induction cooking and you won’t believe it, but I managed to burn my new skillet the first time I used it. I knew induction was fast but I didn’t understand how responsive it was until I used it.

So, be warned, if you’re new to induction cooking, don’t be tempted to turn the heat up high. You won’t need to preheat any of your pans on a high heat. Now, whether you’re new to induction cooking or not, you’re probably here because you want to buy a new induction cookware set. Here are all the honest details you need to make an informed decision… Continue reading

Single Portable Induction Cooktop: What They Won’t Tell You

portable induction cooktopWhen you’re buying a portable induction cooktop there are lots of things a salesperson won’t tell you unless you ask specifically. At The Equipped Cook we provide you with the answers before you’ve even thought of the questions.

The most popular portable induction cooktop is a single induction burner. A single unit offers portability, it is easy to stow and you can always find room for it on your counter or table.

We look at the best features on these appliances and review three of the most popular models. Continue reading

How To Keep Your Induction Cooktop Looking Like New

cooktop cleanerEverything is perfect when you get a shiny new induction cooktop. The surface is unmarked, the induction burners heat up your food so quickly it’s like magic and you’re proud of your new purchase. Then, out of the blue, the unexpected happens. A pot boils over. Disaster strikes, panic sets in and you know your beautiful new cooktop is ruined. Not so. Find out how to keep your cooktop cleaner. Continue reading

What Is Induction Cooking?

what is induction cooking

Everyone wants to know about induction cooking. It’s high tech, it looks good and it’s very efficient.

I am assuming you’re like me before I bought my first induction cooktop. I wanted to know what it was and how is worked but I didn’t need enough detail to actually go and build my own!  If you’re a scientist or an engineer and you’re fascinated by induction at a deeper level, this article is probably not for you.

On the other hand, if you’re thinking about remodelling your kitchen and you’ve never owned an induction cooktop before, please read on. Continue reading