All-Clad's Copper Core pans from Williams-Sonoma score with chefs and pot scrubbers: a heat-conducting copper interior is finished with easy-to-clean stainless steel ($120 to $325; 800-541-2233).
Is there anything B. Smith can't do? This fall the restaurateur and TV personality takes on two more media with a book, B. Smith: Rituals & Celebrations ($35; Random House), and a magazine, B. Smith Style.
Knives made of metal from tip to handle are turning up everywhere. Sabatier's Fuso knives are forged from a solid chunk of stainless steel; Wüsthof-Trident's Culinar line has ergonomically angled steel handles; and J. A. Henckel's Twin Collection offers five all-metal slicers designed for different types of cheese.