A good housewife is like a soldier – always prepared for battle. They know that having the right tools not only makes the job easier but also helps them save time and space.
We have selected 8 best stackable pots and pans out of 18 models, and our Editor’s Choice is the GRANITESTONE Stackable Cookware Set. For this review, we considered several factors such as the number of pieces in a set as it determines the versatility. The next criterion was the material as it affects the durability and how easy it is to clean the pots and pans. The last factor we took into consideration was capacity as it determines how much food you can cook at a time.
More features: PFOA-Free; space-saving; ultra-nonstick; durable; interchangeable lids; stay cool handles
This ten-piece set of stackable pots and pans is a great fit for any household. The revolutionary super space saving design will get rid of all the old, cluttered pots and pans in your cabinet today. Every piece of this set stack inside each other. It is an oven safe set which allows you to cook a wider range of dishes. All ten pieces are dishwasher safe as well which means easy clean up and more time doing the things that you love.
What we liked: The durable ultra-nonstick surface of this set is one of the best we have seen, earning this set the title of Editor’s Choice. Every piece stacks inside of each other making cluttered cabinets a problem of yesterday. This set includes a respectable range of pots and pans so no matter what the situation is you can be prepared.
What could be better: There was only one issue we found when reviewing this set of pots and pans and that is that the lids, when submerged, let a little bit of water in around the edges. This is only a minor problem as the water did eventually dry up.
More features: free of PFAS and PFOA; metal utensil safe; unique glass straining and nesting lids
This sleek and durable space saving set is our premium pick, and it is for good reason. It offers a wide range of pieces, so you always have what you need no matter the dish. These pots and pans have a super durable nonstick surface that can withstand severe overheating and punishment from metal utensils without losing its specialized finish. Each piece comes equipped with a super comfortable silicone wrapped handle for a confident grip every time you grab one. This entire set is dishwasher and oven safe so you can cook with and clean them in no time.
What we liked: We like this set so much it is the only one on the list to earn the title of Premium Pick. We like to look at the minor things that set one product above another which is why I cannot go on without mentioning the built-in strainers on the lids. This set boasts a super durable nonstick finish which is built to withstand high heats and punishment from your metal cooking utensils. This set has a super space saving stackable design which only measures up to 13.5 inches when it is all put together.
What could be better: The only thing we saw that could be improved is that the handles on the lids tend to heat up while you cook. It is important to take precautions and use a rag or a potholder to remove the lids on any pots or pans.
More features: nonstick; durable; interchangeable lids; nontoxic
This beautiful copper set is a great fit for anybody looking to clean up their cabinets with its space saving stackable design. Equipped with a super durable nonstick finish so you can cook and clean without the worry of damaging or eroding the finish. Every piece in this set is dishwasher safe so you can spend more time cooking and less time cleaning. It comes with three interchangeable lids so you can be prepared no matter the piece you are using. Every piece is oven safe and induction capable so you can confidently try new recipes without worrying about damaging your pots and pans.
What we liked: The copper finish on this set looks professional and has the durability of top-of-the-line products. By using interchangeable lids, you not only save time when looking for the pieces, but you save space when storing them too. This set comes with everything you need for most cooking situations which makes them a great choice for any household.
What could be better: Overall this set is a great choice and the only thing that we noticed is that the handles on the lids may become too hot to grab with your bare hands.
The Calphalon premier supper club set has an all-around shiny stainless-steel finish. It comes with five super stackable pieces that fit nicely in even the smallest of cabinets. Each pan is comprised of three layers of metal which results in an even distribution of heat, so you no longer have to guess what part of the pan is the hottest. It comes with two interchangeable lids so you can be covered no matter what. This set is oven and broiler safe so there are no limits to what you can cook with it. It is dishwasher safe too for quick and easy cleanup.
What we liked: The stainless-steel finish on this set looks absolutely gorgeous and the durability of it ensures that they will keep this look for years to come. Every piece is made with three layers of metal which results in consistent even heating every time. The stickability of this set make it a must have for any kitchen where space is a concern.
What could be better: Pieces are pretty heavy when compared to others on the list which is a testament to their durability, but we know that this could be an issue for some when it comes to repeated lifting in the kitchen.
More features: high-quality material; easy to travel with; stylish; detachable handle
When it comes to saving space this seven-piece cookware set is unmatched. Each piece is made from beautiful stainless steel with a triple ply bottom to ensure even heat distribution every time. Each piece of this set fits inside another so the total size is only as big as the biggest pot. These are perfect for those that often find themselves traveling or camping, but they make a great at home cook set as well. They come with a detachable handle that can be promptly interchanged to move other pots or removed when it comes time to store them. These pots and pans are approved to be used on the stove top and over campfires.
What we liked: We love the fact that this set completely nests inside itself. This makes it one of the most space saving stackable sets we have on this list. The compact nature of this set makes it ideal for the outdoor lover and traveler. Stainless steel pots and pans are known to be more durable over a longer period of time.
What could be better: While the finish is beautiful it does cause for a more intensive clean once the cooking is done and it is not dishwasher safe so you can plan on using some elbow grease to get the job done.
Abizoe provides you with everything you need to get cooking right away with this twelve-piece cook set. The removable handle allows these pots and pans to sit perfectly inside one another making for a super convenient and space saving set. Being constructed from anodized aluminum means that these pieces evenly distribute heat, preventing anything from burning.
This set comes with three hand utensils so you have anything you may need to get started in the kitchen. Dishwasher and oven safe you can expect to be out of the kitchen enjoying your meal faster than ever.
What we liked: The detachable handle on this set is very secure making it one of the better sets with a detachable handle. Seamless stacking allows for the entire set to fit any small cabinet space in your home or camper. The aluminum construction allows for even heating all the way around.
What could be better: Having the option to purchase an extra handle would be nice. This is not a major problem, but you may find that switching between pots going at the same time may cause some problems. The lids for the pots are nice, but this set does not come with any lids for the frying pans.
This colorful cookware set by Upit is a great choice for anybody that needs to save a little room in the kitchen. The removable handle allows this set to be stacked, and in doing so, save room. Each piece is a different color which is a nice changeup from the industry standard finishes. Equipped with a PMC (Premium Megastone Coating) you can trust that nothing you cook is going to stick. Everything included is safe to be used on the stove or in the oven. Meaning the possibilities of what you can prepare are endless. When the foods done and your stomach is full there is no reason to worry about cleaning your pots and pans because they’re dishwasher safe too.
What we liked: The colors of this stackable set make for a nice change of the usual finishes we see today. Extremely space saver friendly you will be able to find room for this set in your kitchen no matter what the circumstance is.
What could be better: The only thing that we noticed that could make this set any better is the lack of lids. There are universal lids for pots and pans out there that work great for these, but they will have to be purchased separately. The same thing is true when it come to the detachable handle. It works great but it can be a problem if you find yourself needing to move more than one pot or pan.
More features: nonstick; durable; even-heating technology; space-saving
This set has rightfully earned the title of Best Value on our list. It stacks wonderfully preserving all that much needed cabinet space in your kitchen. It comes in two color options, a sleek copper, and a durable looking marble. This eight-piece set come with a variety of different sized pots and pans, two detachable handles, and a universal lid. This set is comprised of three layers to allow for spot on even induction heating every time. This set is oven and dishwasher safe to allow for adaptable cooking and easy cleaning.
What we liked: What we really liked that sets this stackable set apart from the other ones listed above is the ability to choose between two colors. Another key part that helps make this our Best Value is the fact that it comes with an extra detachable handle which can be crucial when preparing more than one dish.
What could be better: The locking mechanism on the handles can be a little stiff at first but this makes for a secure connection and grip on the pots and pans. The set only comes with one universal lid and while it can be used on all the pieces it can only be used on one at a time. This problem can be solved by purchasing another lid.
The list that we have comprised for you above breaks down everything you need to know about the individual sets of pots and pans. But if you are still not clear on which one that will work best for you, do not worry. Below we break down into even greater detail what to look for in stackable pots and pans so you can make the most informed and confident decision you can.
The advantages are many when it comes to high quality stackable pots and pans. The first, and biggest reason to get a set like this is consolidation. Say goodbye to the days of messy kitchen cabinets, and hello to a tidy and organized kitchen. With everything you need in one spot you can spend less time cooking meals and more time enjoying them.
Pots and pans come in a variety of sizes and not every size is going to be ideal for you and your situation. So, when both large and small stackable sets save space, which one do you go for? The first question you are going to want to ask yourself is how many people will you be cooking for?
Larger sets have the obvious advantage of preparing larger volumes of food in the same amount of time as its smaller counterparts. This makes larger sets the better choice if you frequently find yourself preparing food for larger groups. Be it friends or family everyone can eat plenty if you have the pan and pot space needed to cook plenty.
The advantage to smaller sets is that they maximize the potential to save cabinet space in the kitchen. Contrary to the larger sets though these pans limit you on the amount of food that you can prepare at one time. This makes the smaller stackable sets ideal for somebody that lives alone, or only finds themselves cooking for smaller groups.
The overall weight of a set of pots and pans is a testament to its durability. This is why it is important to find a pan that is comfortable to lift and move with a single hand, but not so light that it affects the quality of the product.
An example of a heavier set would be the Calphalon Premier Supper Club set listed above which weighs in at 16.55 pounds and has an overall rating of 8.7. A lighter example is the Stansport Cookware Set with a total weight of 9.25 pounds and an overall rating of 8.9
There are a few different materials used in our list of best stackable pots and pans and while they are all effective choices it really comes down to personal preference. Our Premium Pick is the Green Pan Levels set which is made from anodized ceramic. This is a durable material that withstands frequent use and contact with metal utensils. It is a super nonstick material that make for easy cleaning. Another common material used in pots and pans is aluminum. Both our Editor’s Choice and Best Value sets listed above are made from aluminum. Aluminum allows for an even distribution of heat and easy cleaning.
The number of pieces that come in a particular set differs so you may be asking yourself what set is best for my needs? This will depend on what kind of cooking you plan on doing in the future.
A set that comes with fewer pieces is a perfectly valid solution if you do no plan on cooking a wide range of foods for a large number of people. The Cookware set by UPIT shown above is a good example of a set that has the essentials. It contains four pieces which is not a large number compared to some but still contains everything that you need. In comparison you have our Premium Pick which boasts a whopping eleven pieces. Larger assortments assure you that you will always have what you need when you go to cook.
Caring for your pots and pans has never been easier than it is today. With every product on the list above being dishwasher safe cleaning pots and pans has never been simpler.
No matter what your specific needs may be there is something on our list of the best stackable pots and pans for everybody. If you need a large durable set, we recommend the award-winning Editor’s Choice (Granitestone Stackable Set) or our Premium Pick, the Greenstone Levels set. If you need something less extravagant and slightly more affordable, I must recommend the Chef’s Star Store set which was voted to be the Best Value on the list. We hope you found out everything you need to make an informed decision on the best stackable sets of pots and pans for your home.