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So much of science fiction wields stainless steel as a symbol of strength, order, cleanliness, and efficiency.

For good reason. It’s strong, durable, easy to maintain, and performs admirably.

From fabrication to fine tools, steel is the gold standard…

The T-fal c836sd ultimate stainless steel copper bottom 13-piece cookware set is no exception. In fact—and in the fullness of time—it might stand testimony to exactly that. Well into the next generation, when you will this incredible set to some lucky great-grandchild.

Tri-clad 18/10 steel bonded to copper and aluminum, heats quickly and distributes evenly, ensuring “hot spot” free food preparation that can scorch at 500 degrees on all cooking surfaces.

Induction glass top stoves included.

Sturdy riveted ergonomic handles keep the chef firmly in control as they move all of their delectable explorations from their personal back burner, to the forefront of their family conversation.

Which you can spend more time enjoying knowing that this set is both dishwasher and oven safe. So once your work is done—if only ever for a moment, am I right?—you can place these super tools into whichever modern appliance is most applicable and return to the adulation and adorations of the recipients of your gourmet genius.

Vented lids trap in heat and moisture at the rate you choose. Being made from shatter-resistant tempered glass lets one keep an eye on their work without letting out more heat and moisture than intended.

While helping keep that stunning new glass top stove, clean.

In this article, we’ll cover in-depth what you can expect in this cookware set and how you can best put it to use on your glass top stove.

What Are the 13 Pieces Included in This Cookware Set?

We’re glad you asked. The T-Fal C836SD set includes:

  • One 8-inch frying pan
  • One 10.5-inch frying pan
  • One 12-inch frying with lid
  • One 1-quart saucepan with lid
  • One 2-quart saucepan with lid
  • One 3-quart saucepan with lid
  • One 5-quart Dutch oven with lid
  • And one of our favorites—a stainless steel steamer basket

Note: No accessories are included, but the good news is you can use just about any utensils on stainless steel. Though metal is technically safe to use on this cookware set, we still recommend choosing silicone, wood, or plastic.

What Can I Make with the T-Fal C836SD 13-Piece Cookware Set?

With a comprehensive cookware set such as this one, the options are limitless.

Use the varying sizes of frying pans to whip up bacon and eggs in the morning (hello fluffy omelets), or stir fry in the evening for a quick, healthy dinner.

The saucepans are ready to meet all your boiling needs from potatoes to soups to gravies.

Dutch ovens are fabulous for heartier meals such as chicken ‘n dumplings, braised pork, or enough chili to feed your son’s football team!


Last, but not least, that steamer insert is a nutrient-saver for all your fresh veggies. Preserve vitamins and flavor by steaming vegetables instead of boiling them. We’re serious—it will level up your healthy eating game!

Getting the Best Results with your Stainless Steel Cookware

The most common complaint about stainless steel is that it’s not nonstick. Use these helpful tips to avoid sticky situations.

  • Always preheat your stainless steel pots and pans over medium heat (don’t use high heat to “save” time you’ll end up with a too-hot pot!)
  • Plan ahead. Cold food is more prone to sticking. Take the foods out of the fridge and allow them to gently warm up for 10-15 minutes.
  • Give your food Meaning don’t crowd the pan!
  • Don’t use too much oil. After properly preheating your pan use just enough oil to coat the pan.
  • Avoid using cooking sprays on your stainless steel cookware set as they contain a chemical propellant proven to be difficult to clean.

Summing It Up

T-Fal is a household name for good reason. This French manufacturer—with over 60 years of experience—is arguably the global leader in quality cookware production.

Expressed both in its demonstrably brilliantly engineered tools, and the accompanying lifetime warranty. T-Fal knows that their pots and pans stand on the shoulders of giants, and they trust that knowledge to carry their cookware forward into the future.

Get yours today in time for the next holiday season, and rest assured knowing that all your holidays are covered henceforth.

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