Whether you’re cooking an entire meal, or just scrambling some eggs, having a good skillet is essential for almost any recipe. And while we’ve written about lots of well-reviewed kitchen essentials before — including the best nonstick pans, the best slow cookers, and the best blenders — here, we’ve rounded up the best skillets, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.
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With over 90,000 reviews, nearly 82 percent of which are five stars, this skillet from Lodge is loved by reviewers for its price, versatility, and durability. “I love it on the stove, in the oven, on the grill, or sitting right down in the coals of a campfire,” one enthusiastic reviewer writes. “Nothing heats as well and as evenly as cast iron. This skillet is big enough for six quarter-pound burgers, lumberjack-size pancakes, a couple trout or bass, and it’s deep enough to bake an upside-down cake for dessert.” As another reviewer notes, “I have used far far more expensive nonstick pans in the past. All of them eventually wear out.” The Lodge, on the other hand, “is indestructible. I have left the heat on and forgotten about it, no problem. I can use a sharp metal spatula without worrying. As for non-stickiness, the other day I cooked an egg in it with just a tiny bit of sausage grease. The egg didn’t even try to