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 Are nonstick pans bad?

Answer On One Hand: Low Harmful EmissionsPeople worry about the nonstick coating breaking down and emitting carcinogens and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) into the air. PFOA causes birth defects and cancer... Read More »
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Do I have to grease nonstick pans?

On One Hand: It's UnnecessaryYou don't need to grease a nonstick pan. Manufacturers coat nonstick pans with a chemical compound called polytetrafluoroethylene in one to three layers. PTFE is the ch... Read More »
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How long do nonstick pans last?

On One Hand: Moderate UsageAccording to Good Housekeeping, a nonstick pan should last three to five years with moderate usage. The higher quality the pan is, the closer to the five-year mark you wi... Read More »
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How do I bake with nonstick pans?

Avoid adding butter or oil to your nonstick pans. According to Better Homes and Gardens (BHG), you also should not use nonstick cooking sprays. Clean nonstick surfaces with with soap, water and a p... Read More »
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Can nonstick pans be put in the dishwasher?

Answer Yes. I've done it and the pans are still in great shape.
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