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Innovative Saucepans

Can newfangled designs improve on—or even stand up to—the tried-and-true saucepan we’ve used for years?

What We Learned

Our favorite saucepan is a kitchen workhorse—its hefty frame, deep bowl, long arm, and tight-fitting lid make it our go-to vessel for rice, soups, sauces, and even pastry cream. What could possibly be improved? Mainly space management, we discovered when we began to peruse cutting-edge options. We tested two saucepans with removable handles, which allow the cook to fit more pans on ...

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