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Farberware Classic Stainless Steel 17-Piece Cookware Set Review

Farberware Classic Stainless Steel 17-Piece Cookware Set Review

I've always like Farberware, quality products reasonably priced. It's perfect for those who are on a budget Farberware has been around a long time and is a name you can trust.

Farberware Classic Stainless Steel 17-Piece Cookware Set

This set is both functional and good-looking and has pretty much everything you need from the start of the meal to its end. With its "Full Cap" Base Advantage, a stainless steel protector surrounding a thicker aluminum core, this set is easy to maintain and has better heat distribution. The Farberware Classic Stainless Steel 17 Piece Cookware Set includes the following:

  • 1 quart, 2 quart. and 3 quart sauce pans with lids
  • 4 quart sauce pot with lid
  • 8 quart stock pot with lid
  • 8 inch and 10 inch nonstick aluminum skillets
  • 9 inch by 13 inch cookie sheet
  • 9 inch by 13 inch cake pan
  • 3 nesting mixing bowls with plastic lids

Farberware Classic Cookware Set Features:

Full Cap"/ Durability:

The pots and parts are constructed of strong, durable 18/10 stainless steel that envelopes a thick aluminum core in the base of each one. The "Full Cap" Base Advantage means a stainless steel protector surrounds a thicker aluminum core for easy maintenance and better heat distribution.

The heavy-duty construction is finished with mirror-polished exteriors for a classic touch. This set not only works well, but it also looks good.


This Farberware Cookware Set is oven-safe to 350° F and the carbon steel bakeware is oven-safe to 450° F. All pieces are dishwasher-safe, except the nonstick aluminum skillets, which should be washed by hand.

This set has basically everything you need to make an entire meal, start to finish. You can add even more versatility to this set by adding specialty items such as griddles, steamers, and many more classic Farberware items.

Well Made:

The classically-styled handles are comfortable to use and provide a firm grasp, making slips and drop less likely to happen. Snug-fitting stainless steel lids boast classic knobs that are easy to grip and rolled rims for added durability. Bell-shaped lids lock in moisture, heat, nutrients, and flavor. Handles are oven-safe to 350°


  • Affordable price
  • Lots of pieces in this set
  • Durable 18/10 stainless steel
  • "Full Cap" for better heat distribution
  • Oven safe to 350°, bakeware oven-safe to 450°
  • Dishwasher safe, except skillets
  • Well-fitting lids
  • Suitable for stove top and oven use
  • Limited lifetime warranty


  • Isn't induction ready
  • Warps after long term usage (make sure not to use on high-heat for long periods of time) a Discolors after usage (try using Barkeeper's Friend Cookware Cleaner)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Do any of the lids fit?

A: Yes, all of the lids fit well.

Q: Can you use them on a gas stove?

A: Yes, you can I use mine on a gas stove; you just have to know how to cook.

Final Verdict

This set is lower priced but comes with more pieces than the other sets in this review. Honestly, I have always like Farberware, but as with any brand, you get what you pay for. I feel this set is perfect for people who are just starting out.

The customer reviews were mixed. Either they loved the product or hated it I've come to the conclusion that it may have to do with the amount of care and knowledge of cooking one has. If you are a gourmet cook, you may want something a little more heavy-duty, but if you don't cook very often, this Farberware Classic Stainless Steel 17-Piece Cookware Set is probably the set for you.

Gift-wrapping is available if you want to send this set as a present for a special event such as a birthday or wedding shower. Although some Farberware is made in the USA, this set is made in Argentina.