Recommendations for a good pan for making scrambled eggs?

I'm trying to find a not too expensive non stick pan that will last a while. My Tramontina was great, but only lasted about two years before it was too badly scratched to work well for eggs. Calphalon are too damn expensive.

Looking at some ceramic coated ones like Greenpan and Kyocera.


@cheesegrits @KARiley40 We got a set of GreenPan Lima and they're great. It's what they use on The Great British Bake Off!

@VioletPixel @KARiley40 how long have you had them? I left Greenpan off my short list because I read a bunch of reviews on Amazon saying the non stick didn't last long, and seemed to be sensitive to being left on the stove for a long time (I quite often forget to turn the ring off, and need a pan which doesn't mind sitting there for an hour or so). I do take Amazon reviews with a pinch of salt, but it did seem to be a common complaint.

@VioletPixel @KARiley40 (I took it off my short list after I posted my original question, where I'd mentioned them)

@cheesegrits @VioletPixel I very much suggest cast iron or something that can go in the oven. This will increase the price, but you want it so it can take the high temp and not release fumes, which Teflon anything will do.

I own this pan for eggs. Do not put it in the dishwasher, but you can apparently use metal utensils on it (which I don’t).

@cheesegrits @VioletPixel Gah!!! I’m sorry! It’s actually this one!

Make sure it says it can use metal utensils. I’m very happy with it so far and the 8 inch is perfect for 2-3 eggs.

But. Key thing. It can go in the oven, so if you forget it, it won’t release fumes.

@cheesegrits @KARiley40 We've had them for a year and a half and they've held up just fine, but we treat them pretty well. If you leave things on the stove like that you probably want cast iron.

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