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Speed Up Your Cooking Time with Grooved Pots and Pans


An Oxford University professor incorporates grooves inspired by motorcycle engines in an innovative new pot design that promises a 30% faster boiling point.

For his Lakeland Flare Pans (from $112), Oxford University professor Dr. Thomas Povey used his turbomechanics acumen to make a pot that boils water 30 percent more quickly than regular stovetop ware. The fins and grooves along the exterior of the guide the flames over more of the pot’s surface area, using the heat more efficiently.

A rocket scientest named Thomas Povey applied fins and grooves along the exterior of his new Flare Pans in order to...
The pots are made from cast aluminum with stainless steel handles.
The pots are oven-safe up to 401 degrees Fahrenheit for stovetop steak cooking.
There are conventional cookware alternatives to the Flare pans, like the chef-favorite All-Clads or the standby cast...

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