cook·​ware | \ ˈku̇k-ˌwer How to pronounce cookware (audio) \

Definition of cookware

: utensils used in cooking

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According to Domino, a recent survey by online wedding registry site Zola—which polled over 1,000 people—revealed a vast majority (over three quarters) of newlyweds regretted not having cookware on their registries. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Newlyweds Agree Their Biggest Wedding Registry Regret Is Not Registering For Cookware," 4 Jan. 2019 The early decades of the 20th century were a thriving time for cookware companies in the company’s home region, 60 miles northeast of Turin. Tom Fairless, WSJ, "A Tale of Two Companies—and Two Countries," 20 Jan. 2019 Started by food writer Sierra Tishgart and Maddy Moelis, a former product manager at Zola, Great Jones is unabashedly gunning for food-minded—and aesthetics-minded—millennials with its new set of cookware basics. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Say hello to the world’s most Instagrammable Dutch oven," 8 Nov. 2018 Two common kits are one with linens and towels and one with cookware and flatware ($50 to $125). Kristi Valentini, Redbook, "The No-Fly, All-Fun Vacation," 13 July 2017 When Aimee Custis and Kian McKellar broke up after four years of dating, the couple divvied up their books, photography equipment and cookware. Sarah Krouse, WSJ, "Love Is Fleeting, But Netflix Passwords Are Forever," 27 Mar. 2019 They have been used for more than 60 years and have become staples of modern life for consumers who want to protect their clothing from stains or water, and prevent food from sticking to cookware. Wayne Parry, The Seattle Times, "New Jersey orders cleanup of clothing, cookware chemicals," 26 Mar. 2019 Never use steel wool or other harsh scrubbing tools on nonstick cookware, and don’t use metal utensils like spatulas. Bryan Rogala, Outside Online, "Keep Your Backpacking Gear Working Like New," 24 May 2018 Later on, Teigen also released a line of cookware for Target. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Chrissy Teigen Is Cooking Some of Her Favorite Recipes on Instagram," 18 Dec. 2018

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cookware

: the pots, pans, etc., that are used in cooking

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