We were sort of taken aback in last week's Hell's Kitchen when Gordon Ramsay gave the remaining contestants a present of a set of his own "signature" pans by Royal Doulton. It was a shameless promotional bit, with the contestants feigning delight at their gift. But apparently they actually use the pans in the kitchens [...]
The latest Cook's Illustrated tested cookware sets (reg. required), and they gave the Rachael Ray 10-Piece Stainless Cookware Set (don't buy at Amazon) a big ol' thumbs down — the set is the only one in their "Not Recommended" category.
In what can only be a case of form-over-function, the review calls the dorky-looking, bubbly [...]