Nothing says holidays like a well-cooked meal in stylish cookware. Check out why roasting turkey breast in ceramic cookware is the way to go this season!
It may be summertime, but it’s never too early to get a head start on ideas for turkey day.
Maybe you’re planning to try something new and small with a delicious roasted turkey breast recipe.
If that’s the case, let us introduce you to your new best friend that will be your saving grace: ceramic cookware. Read on to learn more about why ceramic cookware is the way to go this Thanksgiving season and for the many holidays in years to come!
What is Ceramic Cookware?
So you’re probably thinking, “Ceramic cookware is just cookware made of ceramic, right?” Wrong. It’s metal cookware that is finished with a ceramic coating, which sets it apart from your traditional stainless steel and other cookware.
Often, they come with a mineral coating, which gives it a natural slick quality that ensures you won’t be struggling to scrape food off by the end of the night.
The options for ceramic cookware are just as abundant as those of any other non-stick cookware. The best thing about our ceramic cookware is that they come in a set, complete with a Dutch Oven, Sauté Pan, Fry Pan, and Sauce Pan.
If you have a small kitchen and are tired of having several pots and pans creating clutter, this set is perfect for you. Each set purchase comes with cookware organizers free of charge, including a magnetic pan rack for quick and easy access, a canvas lid holder, and cabinet organizers. With these, you’re sure to have significantly more breathing room in your kitchen.
There are so many aesthetically pleasing, warm colors to pick and choose from, including a very interesting blend of terracotta and pink, or as we like to call it, Perracotta. Think kitchen essentials meet a modern flare with these customizable products. It’s almost too good to be true!
Whether you’re ready to book it to our website and make the purchase or are still on the fence, you’re probably going to want to read on. Before planning and jumping into your Thanksgiving Day cooking endeavors, we should probably let you in on all the benefits of cooking with ceramic products.
Reasons To Use Ceramic Cookware:
When it comes to the products you use to cook food in, it’s so much more than just pretty and organized cookware, you know. The benefits seem endless, but we’ve boiled it down to three reasons why you should be using ceramic cookware.
Hold Heat Well
We’ll let you in on a little secret: the greatest quality that ceramic cookware has isn’t actually their appearance or nonstick quality, but rather their ability to conduct and retain heat. Our products are oven safe up to 550° and are compatible with all stovetops, so you don’t have to stress about remembering where each pan is allowed to go.
Because of their wonderful heat retaining abilities, you really don’t even need to use that high of a heat level when cooking. In fact, it’s better that you don’t place it over high heat, as it could destroy its non-stick abilities.
But don’t worry, you can easily cook on lower heat and still end up creating a delicious final product. The perks: your food gets cooked thoroughly and stays hot for longer, all while also ensuring that the nutrients stay in your food—all while saving energy, too!
So if you’re already thinking about your next family gathering or holiday feast, this cookware is everything you need.
Non-Toxic and Sustainable
Believe it or not, a lot of non-stick cookware that you’re probably familiar with poses some potential dangers to your health. The ones to look out for are per-and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS). These chemicals are used to make fluoropolymer coatings and products that are resistant to heat, oil, stains, grease, and water.
The CDC says that people are most likely exposed to these chemicals through food and water that they have contaminated, resulting in health risks in relation to growth and development, reproduction, thyroid function, the immune system, and injury to the liver.
So that non-stick quality we know and love? Unfortunately, it has a dark side.
Now, it’s no secret that the FDA has authorized PFAS for use in food contact, such as in non-stick cookware. After all, they’re still a staple in so many stores and cookware companies. But let’s be real—do you really want to risk it? If you want to play it safe and be sustainable all at the same time, you’ve come to the right place.
You probably wish that there was non-stick cookware that doesn’t contain those chemicals. Well, you’re in luck because our ceramic cookware is 100% non-toxic and completely free of any harmful chemicals! That includes lead, cadmium, PTFE (including Teflon®), PFOA, and, of course, PFAs. You never have to worry about harmful chemicals contaminating your food from our cookware.
And, you’ll still have the wonderful benefits of the non-stick quality! Like we said, our products have multiple layers of a natural ceramic coating, which gives it a slick cooking surface that is very long-lasting and makes for easy cleanup. It’s the best deal ever!
Earlier, we mentioned that our cookware and the organizers would help you live a more minimalistic life and own a clutter-free kitchen. Sounds great, right? Well, it gets better once you find out about how versatile our ceramic cookware is, too!
All of our cookware can be used for many different cooking tasks, but the most versatile one is our Sauté Pan. It’s shallow enough to stir and sauté, yet deep enough to boil and fry—it’s a wonder what this cookware can’t do.
Making Roast Turkey Breast With Ceramic Cookware
With all of these benefits in mind, ceramic cookware really seems like the best fit for your roast turkey breast recipe. Of course, though, we know it’s hard to part with the trusty age-old cookware that’s gotten you through the past few years. It’s easy to cling to the things we’ve had for so long, but it might just be time to change things up a bit.
Think about it: how much did you stress about the food you were cooking during the process, especially around the holidays? And do we even need to remind you of the terrible cleanup that comes afterward? It’s a lot, and you deserve an easy cooking experience with no hassle whatsoever.
But hey, let’s break down what makes ceramic cookware so great compared to other cookware before you make any decisions.
Ceramic vs. Other Cookware
Okay, let’s ask the big question: what is the best cookware to roast a turkey breast in? We’ve already explored just how wonderful ceramic is, so let’s jump right into examining other cookware.
When it comes to metal cookware, there are many toxins found in the material, as we discussed earlier. Although aluminum pans, for example, are great for conducting heat, you also run the risk of the metal reacting with acids in the food, which will give them a metallic flavor. And you’re roasted turkey recipe probably doesn’t call for that, right?
Carbon Steel With Enamel Coating Cookware:
Once again, a product that is an excellent heat conductor. But at this point, shouldn’t all of our cookware have that quality?
Don’t get us wrong; the enamel coating makes cleanup quick and easy, not to mention the fact that they’re lightweight and inexpensive. But the catch: the enamel is prone to chipping. Not to mention, if the product is thin, it could lead to buckling or warping while in the oven or on the stone. What a disaster that would be.
You can go ahead and cross this one right off the list. Glassware definitely shouldn’t be placed on a hot burner. These products are really heavy and are also prone to chipping, cracking, and breaking. It’s definitely safe to say that that’s not the vibe for any meal.
Stainless Steel Cookware:
There are a lot of benefits to stainless steel cookware, many of which we’ve already named. You have the durability under high heat, the lightweight dress, the not too shabby appearance, but of course, there’s always a downside.
Unfortunately, this cookware can have some uneven heat distribution, leading to scorching, burning, and, well, your turkey breasts will come out looking quite...interesting.
Ready to Get Roasting?
So now, ceramic cookware really seems to be the obvious win here for your roast turkey. It’s never too early to get prepared for your next holiday event, and you’re going to want to get your ceramic cookware before your next big party or private dinner for one. Both your food and especially your cookware can be gorgeous additions to any festive event.
Authorized Uses of PFAS in Food Contact Applications | Food and Drug Administration
Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances (PFAS) Factsheet | National Biomonitoring Program
How Is Ceramic Cookware Made | TakeBackYourTable