A Look at Caraway Bakeware: The Top Most Recommended

Published on 11/19/2023 · 8 min readExplore Caraway bakeware with our detailed look at their top recommended products, known for non-toxic materials, style, and superior performance.
Shelby Owens, Kitchen Expert
By Kitchen Expert Shelby Owens

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It’s hard to know what brands you can trust. But that’s why I’m here! I’ve tried hundreds of brands in my time as a professional baker, and I’m here to give you the deets. Today, our focus is on one of my favorite brands — Caraway. If you're passionate about baking and are always on the lookout for top-notch tools, you're in the right place!

Unveiling Caraway: More Than Just Bakeware

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Before we get to the product reviews, let's take a quick detour and get to know the brand behind the magic – Caraway. Imagine a brand that not only understands your love for cooking, but also values sustainability, style, and functionality. That's Caraway for you!

Caraway cookware brings a fresh perspective to the world of bakeware. Their mission is clear: to provide high-quality, non-toxic kitchen essentials that not only perform exceptionally well, but also look fantastic in your kitchen. And let's be real, who wouldn't want cookware that's as stylish as it is functional?

One standout feature of Caraway is its commitment to non-toxic materials. Their cookware is crafted with a ceramic coating that is free from PTFE, PFOA, and PFAs, ensuring that your food is cooked without any harmful chemicals getting into it.

Now, let's jump into the star players – Caraway's bakeware collection. Spoiler alert: they are about to change the way you bake!

Quick note: make sure to click the product links to see the incredible color options these products have. Caraway has the most versatile collection of colors for any bakeware I’ve ever seen. And heads up for all these products - while they are dishwasher safe, non-stick ceramics stay in mint condition when hand washed.

Caraway Non-Stick 8" Ceramic Fry Pan

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The color for this first piece gets a 10/10. Plus, she fries as good as she looks! The Caraway Non-Stick 8" Ceramic Fry Pan is perfect for frying eggs, searing steaks, and simmering down a sauce. All Caraway pans have a ceramic coating that ensures your food slides off effortlessly, and the stainless steel handle adds a nice touch to the look. Plus, it's oven-safe, allowing you to try out recipes that need to go from stovetop to oven.

Caraway Non-Stick Square Pan

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This yellow is speaking my language. The Caraway Non-Stick Square Pan is a game-changer when it comes to versatility. From sautéing veggies to making a cake, this square pan's got your back. The non-stick ceramic coating makes for easy cleanup, and the stylish design takes your kitchen aesthetics up a notch.

Caraway Non-Stick Rectangle Pan

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If you're planning a family-sized lasagna or a sheet of cookies for a crowd, the Caraway Non-Stick Rectangle Pan is your go-to. This perfectly sized baking sheet is designed to make sure your recipes turn out just right. If you’ve never tried a casserole in a non-stick pan, now is your time.

Caraway Non-Stick Ceramic Large Baking Sheet

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Speaking of baking sheets, Caraway's Large Baking Sheet is another star in their bakeware lineup. Whether you're doing chicken and veggies or a giant batch of cookies, this sheet has the space and quality you need. Also, I don’t think you will find a sheet pan more stylish than this.

Caraway Non-Stick Loaf Pan

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For all the bread lovers out there, the Caraway Non-Stick Loaf Pan is a must-have. I’ve had banana bread stick to the pan or burn countless times when using cheap bakeware – this pan ensures an even bake and easy release. No more struggling to get your beautiful loaves out in one piece!

Caraway Home 4.5QT Saute Pan with Lid

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Now, let's talk about sautéing. The Caraway Home 4.5QT Saute Pan with Lid has all the style and functionality. From hearty stews to stir-fries, this pan can handle it all. The stainless steel handles stay cool on the stovetop, and the non-toxic ceramic coating lets your ingredients shine.

Caraway Non-Stick Muffin Pan

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Who doesn't love a batch of freshly baked muffins? The Caraway Non-Stick Muffin Pan is another piece where non-stick can change everything. You get perfectly crisp (and intact) muffins every time.

Caraway Non-Stick Circle Pan

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My fav color is back, and I’m not mad about it. Last but certainly not least, the Caraway Non-Stick Circle Pan. From frittatas to cakes, the possibilities are endless. The even heating and non-stick surface makes it easy to cook with, and it’s so stylish that you won’t have to hide it away in the back of the cabinet.

Elevating Your Kitchen Experience: Tips and Tricks with Caraway Bakeware

Now that we've explored my favorite pieces from Caraway bakeware, let's take a moment to dive into some expert tips and tricks to make the most out of your baking

1. Embrace the Non-Stick Magic:

Caraway's non-stick ceramic coating is a game-changer in the kitchen. To ensure the longevity of this feature, avoid using metal utensils that could scratch the surface. Opt for silicone, nylon, or wooden utensils to keep your bakeware looking brand new.

2. Perfect Timing for Perfect Results:

When it comes to baking, timing is everything. Invest in an oven thermometer to ensure your oven is calibrated correctly. This small addition to your kitchen toolkit can make a significant difference, especially when crafting delicate pastries or roasting veggies.

3. From Oven to Table in Style:

With Caraway, there’s no need to swap to a serving dish. Just take your meal right off the oven, out of the stove, and onto the table. Let the aesthetic appeal of Caraway add an extra layer of enjoyment to your meals.

4. Cleaning Made Easy:

While Caraway Bakeware is dishwasher-safe, a little extra care can go a long way. For optimal longevity, handwashing with a gentle sponge and soapy water is recommended. The non-stick coating ensures easy cleanup, so you can spend more time experimenting in the kitchen.

5. Experiment with Versatility:

Don't limit your bakeware to its traditional purpose. Caraway's thoughtfully designed pieces are versatile enough to inspire creativity in the kitchen. Use the square pan for both savory casseroles and sweet treats, or try the large baking sheet for roasting a medley of vegetables alongside your favorite cookies.

Baking Bliss: Tried-and-True Recipes for Caraway Bakeware

Now that we've explored the features of Caraway Bakeware and shared some helpful tips, let's dive into the heart of the matter—recipes! Unleash your inner chef with my tried-and-true recipes designed specifically for Caraway bakeware.

Shelby’s Signature Banana Bread (Using the Caraway Loaf Pan):

What You’ll Need:

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease the Caraway Non-Stick Loaf Pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork.
  • Stir the melted butter into the mashed bananas.
  • Mix in the baking soda and pinch of salt.
  • Add the sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla extract, and mix well.
  • Stir in the flour until just incorporated.
  • Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan.
  • Bake for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the banana bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Baked Mac 'n' Cheese (Using the Caraway’s Non-Stick Rectangle Pan):

What You’ll Need:

  • 16 oz elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (optional, for topping)

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease the Caraway Non-Stick Rectangle Pan.
  • Cook the elbow macaroni according to the package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Stir in the flour to create a roux, cooking for 2-3 minutes until it turns golden brown.
  • Gradually whisk in the milk, ensuring there are no lumps.
  • Cook the sauce until it thickens, then add the Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.
  • Reduce the heat to low and stir in the cheddar, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses until melted and smooth.
  • Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce, stirring to coat evenly.
  • Pour the mac 'n' cheese into the greased rectangle pan, spreading it out evenly.
  • If desired, sprinkle breadcrumbs on top for a crunchy topping.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden and the edges are bubbly.
  • Allow it to cool for a few minutes before serving the creamy, cheesy goodness.

Curated: Your Kitchen Sidekick

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Now that we've explored the amazing benefits of Caraway Bakeware, you might be wondering how to curate your own collection of kitchen essentials. Well, that's where Curated comes in! Curated is your kitchen sidekick, ready to help you find the perfect tools for your culinary adventures.

Whether you're a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, Curated Kitchen Experts are here to guide you. From bakeware sets to individual pieces, Curated has handpicked the best products so you can cook with confidence.

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Caraway Non-Stick Ceramic Fry Pan · 8 Inch
$85.00
Caraway Square Pan · 9"
$40.00
Caraway Rectangle Pan · 9" x 13"
$55.00

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Caraway Baking Sheet · Large
$55.00
Caraway Loaf Pan
$40.00
Caraway Home Saute Pan with Lid · 4.5 QT
$145.00
Caraway Non-Stick Muffin Pan · 12 Cup
$50.00
Caraway Circle Pan · 9"
$40.00
Caraway Loaf Pan
$40.00
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