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The possibilities with cooking are endless, and that’s why we've gone out and gathered tips and insights from experts to share with you. From foodies to professional chefs to nutritionists, there is something for everyone. In fact, check out some tips offered by culinary experts during our recent visit to the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) show in NYC. And be sure to check back often to learn about the many new insights we gained. And see where the Be Cook Aware initiative is headed next.

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A Who’s Who of the Are You Cook Aware? Roundtable

DuPont™ Teflon® brand, the leader in nonstick coatings, brought together these food and lifestyle celebrities to offer their opinions and observations about the latest trends in purchasing, preparing and eating food.

 Kelsey Nixon:
The Are You Cook Aware? Moderator


Kelsey led the discussion and shared her passion for the basics in the kitchen. Currently she is the host of the Cooking Channel series Kelsey’s Essentials, where she showcases tips, tools, and techniques that no home cook should be without.












Our roundtable panelists included:


 Lauren Braun Costello is the host of AOL’s hit cooking series Pantry Challenge, food stylist and a culinary producer for national and local television broadcasts.
  
 Rovenia Brock, PhD, is a renowned nutritionist, the author of Dr. Ro’s Ten Secrets to Livin’ Healthy, and an award-winning health journalist and television personality.
  
 Joscelyn Ramos Campbell is the founder and editor-in-chief of Mami of Multiples and also cohosts the popular Chicas Chatting Blog Talk Radio Show.
  
 Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD, is a nutrition consultant and coauthor of the award-winning cookbooks No Whine with Dinner: 150 Healthy, Kid-Tested Recipes from The Meal Makeover Moms and The Moms’ Guide to Meal Makeovers: Improving the Way Your Family Eats, One Meal at a Time!
 
Kantha Shelke, PhD, is a food scientist and principal at Corvus Blue LLC, a Chicago-based food science and research firm. She recently contributed to The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America and completed a book entitled The Global Culinary History of Pasta.


Industry leaders in cooking, food and nutrition.

For over 50 years, consumers and professional chefs alike have counted on DuPont™ Teflon® nonstick coatings to make cooking and cleanup easier. Today, our company is at work from farm to fork advancing the nutritional content of crops, helping farmers and growers around the world increase their yields, and finding better ways to ensure food safety. In fact, at DuPont, we commit 50% of our research and development dollars to ensuring that the world's growing population has enough healthy, nutritious food.


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Fun Facts from Teflon® Nonstick Coatings

• People are stuck on nonstick. 66% of U.S. consumers use nonstick cookware at home.

• Not all nonstick cookware is “teflon.” Teflon® is a brand of nonstick coatings. It’s been around for more than 50 years, and is the gold standard for high quality nonstick.

• Not all nonstick is created equal. Teflon® nonstick coatings last 7x longer than ceramic cookware.

• It’s not your mother’s cookware. You can use metal utensils on Teflon® brand nonstick coatings.