No offense, but if you want a high quality pan that lasts, you should probably steer clear of any that are promoted by the chef de jour. I like Emeril, and his pans are okay, but compared to other cookware, they come up wanting.
I recently aquired an Anolon 10-Piece Cookware Set and have been very impressed with their craftsmanship and performance. Yes, the two fry pans from Emeril cost less and it shows in the end product. The pans are lighter and "feel" cheaper, and the thin handles heat up rather easily making it harder to work with. I've only used them for a month so I can't attest to their longevity, but they've held up well so far. Eggs and pancakes are easy to make in them and they clean up fairly easily.
If you want an inexpensive, decent set of frying pans that won't be used too often, then I think this set is a good fit. If you cook all the time and want pans that you can depend on over time, you may want to browse something in a higher price bracket.
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