This thing is exactly what I was looking for. Sturdy and durable (doesnt bend) with an ultra fine mesh screen. I think this is the 13 inch size (use for 12 inch skillets). It may seem that it is easy to find a splatter screen, but most of the ones out there are crap so people end up breaking them or not using them. I was looking for a good one for months, and this is the best out of the dozen or so that I looked at (including the ridiculous $50 All Clad model). Although not absolutely necessary for me,..
I did not originally intend to purchase this screen. Rather, I fancied a dome-shaped model which I saw in a store, twice as expensive as this one, until I read a Cook's Illustrated review which slammed the domed screen as working 'equally poorly on both small and large pans' (!). Their recommendation was an AMCO model with fine mesh, similar to this one but a bit flimsier, without the little feet, and a bit more expensive. They didn't test this model, but I wish they had, as it's the best I've seen.This ..
Progressive International Deluxe Splatter Screen - A pleasant surprise, it does what it was suppose to and does it well! The additional bracing across the screen area helps keep the screen not only flat on the cooking pan but the additional weight holds it there, unlike the competitions lighter weight models where the screen tends to tip towards the handle. The three little feet let you set in on the counter when removed and while they don't stop it from dripping a little, it's a lot less than putting the..