I need a pot rack.
I've always noticed them in other people's homes and liked the idea (no more digging in my cupboard for the right size pot and then the matching lid? Yes, please!) but, on the other hand, my pots and pans weren't something that I wanted displayed right there in my kitchen for the world to see. After all, pots aren't really all that pretty as decor when they're just plain and blah.
Until now. Now I need a pot rack because I could stare at these beauties all day.
Yes, I am completely aware that durability, longevity, affordability and performance are much more important than looks when it comes to cookware. But, c'mon! When I opened the box containing the Ingrid Hoffmann Hard Enameled 12-piece Cookware Set by T-fal, I was immediately in love with the beautiful bright blue.
As I laid out and examined each piece, I couldn't help but just stare at them for a while.
Known for cooking up dish after dish of delicious recipes demonstrating the colors and flavors of Latin America, Ingrid Hoffmann's complete line of Simply Delicioso cookware and cutlery can be conveniently found right on HSN or in Target or Walmart stores across the country. Whether you cook to entertain or just to feed your family, these are definitely items that can add a little spice to your kitchen.
But along with its attractive look, Ingrid Hoffmann’s collection has received rave reviews for meeting all of the criteria that I mentioned for making quality cookware ever since its launch last year. From the nonstick features to the all-over even cooking to the variety of sizes and options in pots and pans, it's just hard to not be thrilled with such visually appealing, long-lasting ways to brighten up your kitchen.
I love that this full set includes every basic pot and pan that you could need for starting a new collection, replacing an old one, or just adding to what you already have. Plus, with the addition of the sturdy clear glass lids that are interchangeable between a saucepan and a fry pan, there isn't much more that I could ask for.
When it comes to cooking, this set has easily proven that it more than just looks good time and time again. I love the nonstick interior, making cooking and cleaning a breeze, as well as the innovative Thermospot Technology T-fal is known for that is in both of the fry pans. No more wondering if your pan has reached the correct preheated temperature, the spot lets you know!
And while the inner features of Ingrid Hoffmann's cookware are great, I really love the comfort and safety of the silicone handles as well. Every pot and pan that we have previously owned had a traditional hard plastic handle that, as well as getting hot, resulted in a few with sharp cracks that hurt your hand.
Instead, the handles on this set feel very comfortable and have always stayed cool to the touch so that there isn't any worry of burns.
Overall, I couldn't be happier about having the Ingrid Hoffmann Hard Enameled 12-Piece Cookware Set by T-fal in my kitchen. The aluminum construction really does provide fast, even heating and that gorgeous exterior has been stain resistant and easy to clean.
Considering that the pots and lids are also oven safe up to 350°, Ingrid Hoffmann has come up with a way to take your meal from the stovetop into the oven and then right to your table - because of course I want to serve it right in all of its blue beauty. They're even dishwasher safe (although it is recommended to hand wash them) in case I really need to save time after our tasty meal.
With a retail price of $159.99, this 12-Piece Cookware Set can be found on HSN for $129.90 or for purchase in three payments of $43.30. Individual pots, pans, pressure cookers and more from Ingrid Hoffmann can also be found in various fun colors and at affordable prices.
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A big thank you to Ingrid Hoffmann for providing a Hard Enameled 12-Piece Cookware Set for me to review as well as a Paella Pan for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.