Tall pots are great—until you want to fry a pancake or sauté veggies. This cookware solves the dilemma with a lid that doubles as a skillet. The ceramic coating heats up fast, the deep pot is stable on tiny burners, and the lid is big enough to cook corn patties.
Unlike Teflon, the ceramic finish is a water-based coating that contains no heavy metals or harmful acids—and it was a cinch to clean up after extra-gooey mac ’n cheese. $37-$40; 2 sizes (.9 and 1.3 liter); 7 oz. (small); evernewamerica.com