our place always pan terra cotta

The Beloved Pan with a 30,000-Person Waitlist Just Released a New Color That’s Bound to Sell Out

The color is inspired by terracotta cooking vessels.
By Amy Schulman
April 14, 2021
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When Our Place first launched the Always Pan, it instantly became an internet success, garnering a 30,000-person waitlist and thousands of five-star ratings. The groundbreaking pan that's designed to replace eight different cooking tools exploded on Instagram—likely helped by its bright shades of pink and blue—with home cooks showcasing the many ways to use the pan. Since then, the brand has added tons of new colors to the collection, with terracotta being the most recent newcomer.

Inspired by baked earth, the terracotta color is anchored in the practice of eating and making food with our hands. The color bridges the gap between spice, Our Place's best-selling color, and a muted orange, one that closely resembles clay.

"In my childhood, I visited the archeological digs of the Indus Valley Civilization in Pakistan, one of the earliest civilizations," Our Place co-founder Shiza Shaid shares in a press release. "I was in awe of their terracotta cooking vessels—thousands of years old and in a striking palette of burnt orange hues. I understand then all that cooking represents: our intellect, creativity, identity, and soul. When I see this Terracotta Always Pan, I am reminded of all the ways in which home-cooking connects us across traditions and through time."

The Always Pan is beloved for its ability to replace a frying pan, sauté pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, nonstick pan, spatula, and spoon rest. Rather than pull out multiple pots and pans to prepare a meal, Our Place guarantees you'll just need one to braise, sear, steam, sauté, fry, boil, and serve. It's complete with a nonstick ceramic work surface that's free of toxic chemicals like PFOAs, lead, and harmful metals. Plus, using just one pan cuts down on time spent cleaning up, letting you get back to tackling the more important things in your day.

Beyond the multitasking features the pan is famous for, the new Terracotta color is gorgeous in person. "The Always Pan is one of the best nonstick pans I've used recently," shopping newsletter manager Marilyn La Jeunesse says. "It's managed to survive my messy (and ultra-sticky) stir fry and is able to handle all my impromptu at-home brunch creations. Terracotta is such a warm and unexpected color—it looks beautiful on my stove and looks more expensive than it actually is."

If you've been waiting to hop on the Always Pan wagon, now's the time to add it to your collection. Shop the link below but make sure to act quickly: Like the other popular colors, it's bound to sell out.

Credit: Courtesy of Our Place

To buy: Our Place Always Pan, $145 at fromourplace.com