With all the scary things we hear these days about Teflon coated cookware (we know Teflon kills birds - what about humans? Babies born to workers at the Teflon plants are born without faces - I personally will not support that company!) and aluminum (linked to Alzheimers), we need something safe to prepare our food. Even the new BPA Free Plastics still leach the same hormone disruptors and have been found to be no safer. Glass is one great choice and a bit easier to find, but doesn't work for everything. We've searched all over to find high quality alternatives to create your healthy kitchen.