The Best Cookware

How do all those pots and pans really stack up? Here we highlight the hottest cookware.

Come Clean

These scouring accessories protect the surface finish on your cookware. From top: MegaGrip latex gloves prevent dishpan hands, $4, from Mr. Clean, mrclean.com. Polish copper with Copperbrill cleaning paste, $25, from Mauviel, metrokitchen.com. A dual-surface sponge, $2.50, gets in grill-pan grooves, as does a swivel brush, $5, both from Casabella, casabella.com. A copper mesh scrubber cleans copper and aluminum, $8, from OXO, oxo.com.