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#1 of 4 Old 03-27-2012, 07:12 PM - Thread Starter
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I am trying to find to a safe cookware type since recently learning that nickel leaches from stainless steel. Cast-iron: it's useful but very heavy and hard to use when cooking liquids. What about corning Ware? Somewhere on this site somebody said it contains lead. Hope somebody's done research & can help me out! thanks
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Well, I have the Earth Pan  set from Amazon.  I'm not really sure about much more than it does not contain PFOA's/teflon.  I recently read about stainless steel leeching as well, so I am looking just as you are :/   My mom is bringing me a glass pan next week from like the 80's, its a little bigger than a saucepan.  Thats the only thing I can think of that I wouldnt worry about is the glass.

I also have some Corning ware from the 70's so I hope it doesnt contain lead!  Do you know this for sure?

I've read that these products are supposed to be safe, but waayyyyy out of my price range!!

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I cook broth and soups in my cast iron dutch oven all the time. The secret is to season it a lot before you use it. I seasoned my broth pot 10 or 12 times before I used it.


That said, I love my blue steel crepe pan:

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Thank you for your reply. I read about the lead in corning on this site but it was a very old post. I haven't seen this in my research, but haven't done that much research yet. I have high heavy-metal's in my body and nickel is one of them. I have read that stainless steel is implicated in several blogs. That is why I'm looking for something else. Will season heavily! my cast-iron and I'm also looking into something called vision Corning.
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