Survey: Silicone vs. Nonstick

Survey: Silicone vs. Nonstick

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Faith Durand
Jan 17, 2008

There are many tools and special materials designed for baking these days, and most address the question of how to get perfectly formed cupcakes and muffins that don't break in the pan. Silicone and nonstick pans both have their merits. Which one do you prefer?

More discussion on silicone and nonstick below.

Silicone
Silicone Spatulas
Silicone Mini Flexible Pinch Bowl Set
Good Product? Silicone Food Ties
PoachPod: Silicone Egg Poachers

Nonstick
Good Question: Stainless Steel vs. Non-Stick
Tefal Survival Kit by Jamie Oliver
Staub Launches New Color, Stick Resistant Braisers

Pans above: Silicone Zone Small Muffin Pan, $9.95; and Sur La Table Nonstick Bakeware - Muffin Pans, $7.96, both from Sur La Table.

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