Will I be able to use my copper-bottomed Revere Ware on my new glasstop stove?
By Trudy F. from Humboldt, NE
You will be able to use them; however if they're warped, like mine were, you won't get the best heat transfer; and they may rock on the burners. I ended up buying some inexpensive, flat bottom stainless pans, which have held up amazingly well, the twenty dollar set is still going strong thirteen years later.
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I have a new glass stove top for the first time. I was warned by others to not cook with copper bottom pots and pans (Revere Ware) on it, since it can damage the glass stove top. Is there any truth to this? Thanks.
Gilda from Marathon, NY
Can I use copper bottom pots and pans on my glass top stove? Thanks.
By max2 from Ontario
According to this, copper and aluminum are fine, but they recommend not dragging either of these types of cookware across the cooking surface as they tend to scratch the surface. Beyond that, with Whirlpool at least, copper is safe. (05/12/2010)