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3 great skillets under $100

Sometimes you want to throw dinner into one pan – no muss, no fuss. Don't have the right one at home? Try adding one of these affordable skillets to your kitchen arsenal.

Coq au vin blanc

One-skillet coq au vin blanc. (Photo, Roberto Caruso.)

Sometimes, it’s just easier to throw everything into one pan. We love our go-to one-skillet recipes, and from chili with cornbread to a vegetarian spinach pan pie, there’s something to suit every winter palate. If you’re in need of an oven-proof pan, we’ve done some testing for you. Here are three skillets we love – all under $100!

Lodge round 10-in. fry pan,$35, williams-sonoma.

Lodge round 10-in. fry pan.



Cast iron skillet
Good on any type of stovetop (and oven-safe) this pre-seasoned, cast-iron skillet is a kitchen staple.
Lodge round 10-in. fry pan, $35, Williams-Sonoma.



Cuisinart Green Gourmet 10-in. skillet, $70, TSC.

Cuisinart Green Gourmet 10-in. skillet.



Green Gourmet skillet
This anodized skillet is an excellent and durable non-stick option if you’re looking for lighter, non-stick skillets.
Cuisinart Green Gourmet 10-in. skillet, $70, The Bay.



Green pan Professional 9.5-in.

Green pan Professional 9.5-in. pan.



Green pan professional
This ceramic, non-stick skillet distributes heat well and is ideal for easy clean up!

Green pan Professional 9.5-in., $31, The Shopping Channel.