Set includes 1- and 2-quart saucepans (each with lid); 5-quart Dutch oven with lid and rack; 10-inch skillet * Constructed from hand-poured cast aluminum * Heavy domed lids lock-in moisture, transfer heat from vessel side walls, and help facilitate convection style heating * Phenolic handles * Oven-safe to 350 degrees F; hand wash only; 50-year limited warranty Magnalite Classic, 8 Piece Cookware Set, Consists Of QT Covered Saucepan, 2 QT Covered Saucepan, 5 QT Dutch Oven With Cover & Rack, 10" Skillet, Thick Warp Free Base Transfers Heat Quickly To Sides, Heavy Duty Vapor Tight Lids Lock In Moisture, Oven Safe Up To 350 Degrees, 50 Year Warranty.
My mom got this as a wedding present in the early 1940's. She was never a good cook, so I have been using it since the '60's. I stole some of her pieces when I married, but returned them when I found them for sale again. I purchased my first piece, a chicken frier, for about $25.00 in 1970, which was a huge price back then, and couldn't wait to get my hands on more. I bought a starter set of 8 pieces a few years later when I finally saw it again, and it forms the basis of my extensive cookware collectio..
My mother has used Magnalite professional for 20 years now and it's still as good as the day she got it. Magnalite classic is completely different, and apparently fussy to care for.If you read comments and do your research, you'll find that this is *not* the original Magnalite formula. The way I understand it, one company (World Kitchen) owns the name "Magnalite", and a separate company (American Culinary) owns the formula to both the classic and professional materials. This "Magnalite Classic" is manuf..
The originals were made in USA - I almost bought a new set intil I realized these are not the same materials or sizes.Peter Pike, President of American Culinary Corp., states he purchased the Magnalite and Wagner brands and original molds, and is the only source for parts that fit the original Magnalite pans. We are anxiously waiting for manufactured pans and parts to become readily available once again.There apparently exists a dispute between American Culinary and World Kitchen (formerly Corningware) rega..