Tonight’s topic is cookware. I just got the new Williams-Sonoma catalog in the mail and wouldn’t you know I picked out $1000 worth of products that made my need/have to have list. It’s no secret that I like to cook. Truth be told, I am using cookware that I received as a gift from a best friend almost 8 years ago. It’s past time for an upgrade. Because I am practical (most of the time) I do price shop. Which brings me to tonight’s question. Can you tell me the difference in these two sets? Yes, I know the shape of the stockpots are a little different, the rims of the lids and even the handles are different… but what is the real difference?
Here’s the deal. The set on the top is from Williams-Sonoma called the Calphalon Unison Nonstick Slide and Sear set which includes 15 pieces plus a free gift. Priced at $949.95
The set on the bottom is from Bed Bath and Beyond and is called the Simply Calphalon Nonstick Cookware set which includes 14 pieces with a free gift card. Priced at $299.99.
I have not seen these sets in person, but due to the brand name and the pictures and “free gifts”, I am inclined to think I am staring at the same product.
I am hoping someone has an answer for me. If there are real differences between the two I would like to know.