Copper cookware is more than a showstopper when displayed on a stovetop—it can be a gamechanger for home cooks and pro chefs alike. Because of its heat conducting and reacting properties (don’t worry, we’ll skip the science talk), copper pots and pans heat up swiftly, maintain a precise temperature without hot spots and even cool down quickly.
Choosing the right copper cookware set—especially given its often-steep price tags—can be intimidating. That’s why we’re here to help. Keep reading for everything to look out for while searching, how to care for it once you’ve chosen the one you want and the top-reviewed options on the market.