I mean...don't hate me because I now have beautiful pots and pans..Look at them...all shiny and bright...so shiny I'm afraid to use them! After purchasing a much needed stove last week...it's a ceramic top..yippiee...I needed stainless steel..double yippiee..my old pots just didn't work . So I gave them to the Salvation Army (they were perfectly good just over 35 years old)and bought these. I wish I had an island in my kitchen with a steel potrack to hang these beauties on...can you tell I'm proud? Oh and BTW....that's my new stove hiding beneath the little silver cookware. Oh dear...some folks brag about their kids, their pets, their talents...no...I'm just bragging about this darn cookware! Ahh..simple pleasures!