More nights than not, I cook dinner in a nonstick skillet. It's easy to wash up and can lend itself to healthy cooking…but is it safe? Here's what you should know when cooking with nonstick pans:
Using nonstick pans means you need far less oil when cooking. Just a teaspoon or two of oil will let you sauté meats and vegetables--much less than you'd need when using a stainless-steel pan. It's also great for cooking delicate foods like eggs that might break apart easily in a "stickier" pan.
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But, nonstick pans get their nonstickness from perfluorocarbons (PFCs), chemicals that are linked to liver damage and developmental problems. Yikes! Before you toss out your nonstick pans, consider these ways to make cooking with nonstick pans safer.
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