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GreenPan vs. Farberware: Which Cookware Set is the Better Value?

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In this article, we will compare the GreenPan Valencia Pro Ceramic Nonstick 11-piece cookware set and Farberware Classic Series 15-Piece Cookware Set to show what each has to offer and why you may choose one set over the other – basically, we are going to determine which is best cookware set and why!

If you’re in the market for new cookware, then you’ve probably been trying to make up your mind between stainless steel and non-stick. Which type of cookware is best? Check out my Gift Guide for Bakers!

It’s a question that can only be answered on an individual basis, as stainless steel may work better for some people while others prefer the convenience of cooking with non-stick.

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GreenPan Valencia Pro Ceramic Nonstick 11-Piece Cookware Set:

Crafted from hard-anodized aluminum (the strongest and most scratch resistant there is), this 11-piece set has everything you need.

The exclusive Magneto™ technology ensures induction efficiency and top-notch performance on any stovetop: induction, gas, electric, halogen, or ceramic!

This healthy ceramic nonstick coating is metal utensil safe and free of PFAS, PFOA, lead, and cadmium – this cookware won’t release toxic fumes, even when overheated.

Tempered glass lids (oven safe up to 425°F) let you keep an eye on things without losing steam.

Sleek stainless steel handles with stay-cool cutouts make for no-sweat transitions from stovetop to oven – the pots and pans are oven safe up to 600°F!

16-piece Set includes:

  • 8” frying pan
  • 9.5” frying pan
  • 11” frying pan
  • 1.5 quart saucepan with lid
  • 3-quart saucepan with lid
  • 3-quart sauté pan with lid
  • 5-quart stockpot with lid
  • 11″ grill pan with lid (also fits the 11″ fry pan)
  • plus 3 pan protectors!

Valencia Pro Ceramic NonStick

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Farberware Classic Series 15-piece cookware set:

This set is constructed from heavy gauge stainless steel with an aluminum core for even heat distribution. This cookware features an 18/0 stainless-steel interior that resists corrosion and provides healthy cooking performance without the use of PTFE or other harmful substances such as lead, cadmium, copper, nickel or chrome.

This cookware set has a mirrored exterior that is easy to clean and the handles stay cool on the stovetop. They are also oven safe up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

The long-lasting style and performance are yours with this classic cookware. Heavy-duty, dishwasher-safe construction means your kitchen will always look its best without having to spend the time or effort maintaining it. With a complete set of essentials included in this collection, you’ll be ready for any cooking challenge that comes your way!

Set Includes:

  • 1-Quart Saucepan with Lids
  • 2-Quart Saucepan with Lids
  • 3-Quart Saucepan with Lids
  • 4-Quart Saucepot with Lid
  • 8-Quart Stockpot with Lid
  • 8-Inch Nonstick Frying Pan
  • 10-Inch Nonstick Frying Pan
  • 3 Nylon Kitchen Utensils.

Both sets are made from quality materials that will last you a long time if cared for properly – so the deciding factor might come down to which set is more budget-friendly or has features best suited to your cooking needs!

Which is Better?

For me personally, I have owned both sets and I have a VERY clear winner: GreenPan wins hands down!

The fact that I can cook on a lower heat, not use so much fat, nearly wipe everything clean – a game-changer for my cooking in a way that the other just didn’t.

However, the GreenPan is more expensive. So, if you are looking for a budget-friendly cookware set that will last through the years (my mother still uses hers from 35 years ago), then you need to grab this Farberware set.

If you are ready to shorten your cooking time, reduce temperatures, and lower the butter & oils necessary I highly recommend that you upgrade to this GreenPan set. I am forever grateful that I did!

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