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Cooking with Diamonds! (Swiss Diamond Cookware Giveaway


Both Heather and I (Tricia) had the privilege of trying out and now owning some new cookware and we both couldn’t wait to tell you more about it! If you are hoping for some new cookware this holiday season you have to check out Swiss Diamond!

Pumpkin Risotto in Swiss Diamond Saute Pan

(Heather) The most expensive set of cookware I’ve ever owned was a wedding gift from my grandparents over 15 years ago. I didn’t take care of them like I should have, and had to replace them sooner than I was hoping. I’ve had a few sets of fairly inexpensive ones since then, and was just thinking the other day that a new set would probably get the #1 spot on my Christmas list this year.

So, I was thrilled to review a saute pan from Swiss Diamond. I was given the wonderful opportunity to cook with a 4.3 quart saute pan, and Tricia chose to review a 5 quart square casserole. This saute pan is much larger than any  I’ve ever owned (which has always been the standard size that comes in a cookware set). I chose this type of pan because I find that my saute pan is the most used of all my cookware, whether it’s used to brown ground beef for spaghetti sauce, or all-in-one skillet meals, such as Aloha Pork Chops.   I chose to christen my new saute pan with pumpkin risotto. The first thing I noticed was how heavy it was. I turned up the heat to medium and began to saute the vegetables, and then moved onto the rice and stock. I was delighted to see how evenly this pan heated. My current pans do not heat evenly at all, and in fact are a bit warped. I love the glass see-through lids, so I can check on what I’m cooking without even having to lift the lid.

Swiss Diamond Cookware is precision cast aluminum, and made in Switzerland. It’s non-stick coating is integrated with diamond crystals which forms a virtually indestructible surface that will not blister, peel or crack.  Diamonds are the hardest natural material which helps the coating resist damage and they are naturally nonstick reducing the need for chemical nonstick agents, and they conduct heat better than any metal to allow food to brown in the pan and create a fond that can be used for gravy. This browning ability sets Swiss Diamond apart from other nonstick cookware. The use of diamonds in this cookware allows for a high degree of thermal conductivity, therefore high heat is never required. Although I didn’t put mine in the oven, the Swiss Diamond Cookware is oven safe up to 500 degrees F.

(Tricia) I too was fortunate enough to receive a Swiss Diamond Non-stick Square Casserole and it was nothing short of amazing! I have been wanting a piece of cookware that I could use both on the stovetop and in the oven. You know, because freezer cooking creates enough dishes without dirtying multiple pans.

I tried it out the first time when I was reviewing the Not Your Mother’s Make Ahead and Freezer cookbook. Remember that Shepherd’s Pie? Yea, it gets cooked in a pan, then transferred into a casserole dish, potatoes added and then put into the oven. No extra casserole dish for me! I just added the potatoes to the top and stuck it in the oven for the final stages. It was amazing!

This pan is also very large – perfect for your Once A Month Mom cooking days as you can saute quite a bit in it without making a huge mess of the stove. I am definitely in love.

As for caring for the Swiss Diamond Cookware? It is simple: the cookware should not be used over high heat, it should be thoroughly cleaned with hot soapy water after each use and food should not cut be or chopped in the pan. Full guidelines: http://www.swissdiamond.us/use-and-care-15.html.

And guess what? Swiss Diamond has agreed to provide one lucky Once A Month Mom reader with the same 4.3 quart sauce pan that Heather has. It is perfect for your Once A Month Mom cooking days and you will be in love. I promise. :)

Here is how you enter to win:

Leave a Comment telling me which (Swiss) Diamonds you will would most love to be on your holiday list?

This giveaway ends Friday, November 9th at 5 pm (EST).

Disclosure: Swiss Diamond provided us with cookware to review and cookware to giveaway, we were not compensated for this post. All the opinions in this post are mine, want to know more about how I facilitate reviews, view my full disclosure policy!

129 Responses to “Cooking with Diamonds! (Swiss Diamond Cookware Giveaway”

  1. angel reynolds says:

    Swiss Diamond Non-Stick square Casserole 5-qt!!

  2. Cheryl Newton says:

    The nonstick double burner griddle!

  3. Melissa says:

    I’m a little confused about the end date for this giveaway.

  4. Cherub Mamma says:

    I poked around the Swiss Diamond website. After looking at all the pans I think I would like a 12.5″ fry pan best. It’s probably my most used pan when I’m cooking for the whole family and mine is starting to peel.

  5. Kelly D says:

    I like the Nonstick Square Grill Fry Pan – 11 x 11 in.

  6. Gabi says:

    The sauce pan you are giving away would be on my list! Everyone needs a sauce pan!

  7. Delle Sherer says:

    The Square Casserole looks great, would love one! Thanks for the chance!!

  8. Jeff W. says:

    I would really like the 11 inch square fry pan, it would be great for bacon, steaks and chops.

  9. Helena says:

    I use my saute pan more than anything else, but I just replaced my old one, so I would have to choose the nonstick square casserole!

  10. GreggC says:

    I checked out the site and the 4.3 quart sauce pan would be my choice anyway. It would be perfect for pan sauces and soups as well as provide a good non-stick pan for breakfast dishes.

  11. I recently added Diamond Swiss’s 11 inch Non-stick Wok to my Holiday list! I am currently an AmeriCorps volunteer full-time but my dad told me he would try and get me some new kitchen items! A wok is something I have always wanted but never had money to splurge on!

  12. Thabal says:

    I just love the ‘Induction Nonstick Square Casserole – 5 qt (11 x 11 in.)’.

  13. angi says:

    I’d love the big skillet or frying pan!

  14. Amy says:

    I bet I would use the square casserole the most often. I love cookware that can go from stovetop to oven!

  15. thuy says:

    I would like the 4.3 quart saute pan.

  16. VAnessa says:

    Ohhh, I would want the biggest saute pan (5.8 quart)

  17. Kel says:

    The nonstick grill pan would be great! thanks!

  18. Rachel says:

    I would LOVE to have the square 5qt. casserole. There are many things that come to mind when I think of cooking in this. I truly believe it would be a go-to. I love also, that it can be used on gas, which comes in handy when the electric goes out!

  19. Char says:

    I love the square casserole…less dishes is always a good thing!

  20. Jen says:

    I would love their big stock pot!

  21. Amy Morgan says:

    The square grill sauté pan because it’s awesome and I can grill indoors.

  22. Andy says:

    the wok

  23. Lisa Hoeme says:

    I’m liking the square casserole.

  24. Pam says:

    Nonstick Saute Pan with Lid – 4.3 qt (11 in.)

  25. Terri says:

    I would like the Nonstick Square Saute Pan with Lid – 5 qt.

  26. Kim says:

    The whole set would be nice! But I think I would probably start with the square casserole.

  27. Julie Kelley says:

    I would love the large sauté pan. I was thinking Of asking for one for Christmas.

  28. Erica says:

    I would love to have the Nonstick Square Grill Saute Pan.

  29. Heather says:

    I would love the Nonstick Square Saute Pan with Lid – 2.1 qt (8 x 8 in.)!

  30. Laura Bradham Frisch says:

    The Saute pan with lid would be da bomb!

  31. Steph says:

    I would love their 12.5″ fry pan.

  32. Betty Sievert says:

    I would love to have the square casserole. My family would starve if not for casseroles.

  33. B says:

    They fry or saute pan would come in very handy!

  34. Melody says:

    I would love to try the 5 qt square casserole.

  35. Brenda says:

    The 4.3oz nonstick sauté pan is what I’ve got me eye on! I’ve been searching for years for a sauté pan that’s oven safe that doesn’t cost a small fortune!

  36. Kelleigh Ratzlaff says:

    I like the casserole that you chose, Tricia!

  37. Amy Heinle says:

    I’d love the crepe pan!

  38. Brenda says:

    The 4.3 qt sauté pan is what Ive got my eye on! Ive been searching for years for a sauté pan that’s oven safe that doesn’t cost a small fortune!

  39. Molly says:

    I would LOVE any of the Woks!

  40. Annie B says:

    Why the 4.3 qt saute pan, of course!

  41. holley says:

    These look like great pans. The nonstick square large pan is great!

  42. Jennifer says:

    I would love any new pan as my current pots and pans are in dire need of replacement. Seriously, my pans are so bad I know all their burn spots like they have a personality! You would be doing me a solid! :)

  43. Gillian says:

    If I could have any of them, the 12.5 inch saute pan would definitely be my pick. Almost all my cooking is done in saute pans, and the ones I have are all pretty small.

  44. Nikki says:

    The 11 inch fry pan would be great for my family.

  45. Kelly says:

    The 8.5 quart Stock Pot would thrill me ! I like to cook in large batches even though it is only my hubby and me. Always nice to have extras to put in the freezer. Also recently. Started baking the 5 minute No Knead Bread. This would be perfect !

  46. Milton H says:

    Induction Nonstick Casserole – 2.3 qt (8 in.)

  47. Kelly says:

    The 8.5 stock pot would be perfect for the large meals I make so I can put some in the freezer. I have also started baking 5 minute No Knead Bread and this work be perfect, too.

  48. denise says:

    I think the casserole pan would be great!

  49. Katie says:

    Nonstick Stock Pot – 8.5 qt (11 in.) I have a big family and I’d use it for soup, stew, and chili, and I’d also use it for small-batch canning.

  50. Aimee G. says:

    The 8 inch fry pan would sure help with our eggs for breakfast and I could get rid of our other lame nonstick pans!

  51. Linda Shifflett says:

    I would love to have any of these items – but if I had to choose just one it would be the soup/stock pots.

  52. Melissa M. says:

    Well – for me it would be the Nonstick Saute Pan with Lid, Stainless Steel Handle – 5.8 qt (12.5 in.). It is what I cook with the most, but my handle is breaking and the lid no longer fits correctly :( Would love one of these!!!

  53. Aimee says:

    I’d really love to have the 5.8 qt saute pan with lid for our anniversary this month!

  54. Casey says:

    I’m in love with the Nonstick Square Grill Saute Pan – I have yet to add a grill pan to my arsenal, and theirs looks fabulous!

  55. Isabelle says:

    My top pick is the square casserole!

  56. Terressa T. says:

    I was thinking just this morning that I need a new nonstick fry pan that is small enough to do omelets in…the 8in is perfect!!

  57. Amber says:

    12.5 fry pan would be a wonderful addition to my kitchen for cooking day!

  58. Erica says:

    I could definately use a whole new set of pots and pans! But if I had to choose…I’d probably start with the Nonstick Saute Pan with Lid, Stainless Steel Handle – 5.8 qt (12.5 in.) !

  59. Susan says:

    I would love the casserole pan.

  60. Michelle E says:

    I would love the casserole dish.

  61. Jenny says:

    I would like the big square casserole. it would be nice to transfer right to the oven, and a nice large dish that heats evenly on the stove would be great!

  62. Helen A says:

    Am loving the square casserole pan…can’t beat that transfer from stove to oven!

  63. Erin says:

    I would love a 10 inch non stick fry pan. i am down to one cast iron fry pan ans lookin for a new one.

  64. Diane Rose says:

    I would like on my Xmas list the frying pan with the casserole 3 piece set.

  65. CS says:

    Swiss Diamond Non-Stick square Casserole 5-qt looks great!

  66. Karrie says:

    The Nonstick Roaster with lid!

  67. Heather Nowak says:

    Ooooh!! It’s so hard to make a decision but I think I would use the casserole dish the most but I’d be happy with anything!! :-)

  68. Mary Crans says:

    My ultimate dream piece would be …

    Induction Nonstick Square Grill Saute Pan – 11 x 11 in. I would LOVE to be able to grill inside during the Michigan winter months :) m.

  69. Laura G. says:

    Fun website full of information! I like the square casserole. That would be a new pot for me, and I really like that it can go from stovetop to oven.

  70. Sherry Linderg says:

    I would be thrilled to have any one of the pieces, but thinkn I would get a lot of good out of the casserole pan! Thanks!

  71. Nita says:

    The square casserole is definitely at the top of my wish list! I anxiously await notification that I won it! ;-)

  72. Mrs. Rose says:

    I may be 89-years young but I can still whip up a meal when I want to. I want to win the square casserole pan.

  73. Sarah N says:

    It’s so hard to choose! I’d love a saute pan with a lid. I’ve gone through so many of the basic non-stick ones. I really want one that will last. And if I can put it in the oven to – WOW!!!

  74. alcee clayborne says:

    I would love to have the grill fry pan have been wanting one for quite some time.

  75. Connie says:

    I would like the square fry pan since I don not have one, but the sauce pan that is being given away would be my most used pan.

  76. Megan V says:

    The nonstick casserole pan looks useful :)

  77. Bethany says:

    HOw about all of them? lol, the 5.5 qt Nonstick Soup Pot would be wonderful

  78. Becah says:

    I would love to try the 4.3 qt saute pan! At the very top of my wish list would be the biggest saute pan (5 qt) As my boys get older it feels like my pans are getting smaller-they eat so much I have to cook in batches!

  79. Sally says:

    The 12.5″ Swiss Diamond fry pan would be my favorite addition to my kitchen arsenal. It would replace my very worn and very unhealthy teflon lined skillet.

  80. Denise says:

    I would have to pick a casserole pan. I don’t have one like the ones on their website.

  81. Jenny says:

    I would love the square casserole pan! The convenience of stove to oven cooking would be wonderful!

  82. Katie V says:

    5.3 Roaster with lid – would love to have that in my collection.

  83. Sunnie says:

    I like the double burner griddle.

  84. Beth P says:

    The 4.3 saute pan would be my top pick. All of the items would be useful, but the saute pan would be the most versatile with the kind of cooking I do. Thanks for the opportunity!

  85. Sarah b says:

    The 3.2 qt sauce pan!

  86. Heidi H. says:

    I would have to say the 4qt. Sauté pan sounds wonderful.

  87. Cheryl says:

    I would love to have the nonstick stock pot!

  88. mendy says:

    The saute pan sounds wonderful…I’m about to have to throw two of mine out!

  89. PATSY says:

    I would love to have a saute pan.

  90. Jayne says:

    I would love to win the roasting pan.

  91. Brooke Johnson says:

    Square 5qt Casserole Pan…AWESOME! All of it is AWESOME! :)

  92. jeri b says:

    The cookware looks fantastic. I m in need of replacing fry pans! I like the 11″ nonstick pan with lid for its versatility :-) my fingers are crossed!

  93. Marcella F says:

    I would love the crepe pan.

  94. Liz says:

    I think the 3.8 saute pan would make a great Christmas Gift or one of the woks. There are so many nice looking products I don’t know how to choose.

  95. Annette says:

    Definitely the square casserole pan. I think that would possibly be the most used pan if it were in my kitchen. So many possibilities. I may be adding that to my Christmas wish list!

  96. Annette says:

    I would love the 5.5 qt soup pot. The size works well for all the soups/chilis/stews that I love to cook. Looks like it would be a great multi use and a welcome dutch oven as well.

  97. Michelle says:

    The 5qt square casserole would be heaven. The only stove to oven pan I have, the cover broke a few years ago and I miss the convenience.

  98. Marci Early says:

    I cant choose! Id love the casserole dish OR the saute pan! Both look great and Im sure they will be well used in my monthly cooking sprees! the saute pan would certainly get used daily as my boys are eating quesadillas DAILY for school! Love your blog/ newsletters!

  99. Beka says:

    Would love any of those saucepans. Nice giveaway…thanks!

  100. Kathleen Mills says:

    Oh no! Just when I’ve been teaching the 10 commandments to my Club 56 at Sunday School (5th-6th graders) here I am coveting all over the place. these look fabulous, thanks for bringing them to light! I think I would start with the 12.5″ fry pan WITH lid, because I never have a giant fryer with lid…although that 4.3 sauté looks great too….hmmm…well, maybe if I win one, then I could ask for the other for Christmas!!

  101. Loring Rollo says:

    The 5 qt square casserole would be my pick, but the 4.3 qt sauce pan would be great, too!

  102. Rebecca says:

    The nonstick double burner griddle tho they all look great :)

  103. Frankie says:

    I want them all!! but, I admit I use my large fry pan the most for sauteing, browning, making rice, etc. so probably the large 10 inch fry pan!

  104. Tammy Patrick says:

    I love the square casserole dish!

  105. Jo Gregory says:

    I would love the Nonstick Square Saute Pan with Lid – 5 qt. I’ve been trying to find the right cookware for our family.

  106. Shayna McElwain says:

    I would like the 4.3 quart saute pan, or any of them really! I’ve had mine since I got married 11 years ago, and there is no more “non-stick” surface left.

  107. Tammy says:

    I would love to have the saute pan , love being able to use one pan for so much :)

  108. Carmen says:

    I’d love to have the Nonstick Square Grill Fry Pan – 11 x 11 in.

  109. K Lewis says:

    O-Boy 0-Boy could I make some Scrump-dilly-icious meals using some of the recipes you post in the saute pan!! Absolutely Wonderful idea for my holiday list. Thank you.

  110. Lisa says:

    I would most like to have a saute pan, because this is the type of pan I use every day.

  111. Dana R Sobers says:

    I would love the 12.5′ fry pan looks excellent to cook great southern fried chicken in large enough and deep enough, and that would mean one skillet instead of using 2 when cooking chicken and cooking other meats for my family this pan is a nice big size

  112. Stephanie says:

    I would love the casserole dish, I can already imagine the awesome peach cobbler…

  113. Tiffany Murray says:

    I would love to have a new big saute pan. It would make freezer cooking so much easier!

  114. Ranada says:

    I would love the 3.2 qt casserole! I’ve been looking for a new cast iron casserole pan!!

  115. Rose says:

    12.5 inch fry pan…I would love any new cookware!

  116. Catie says:

    I’d love to have the Nonstick Oval Fish Pan!

  117. Molly says:

    A wok is on my Christmas list this year so…

  118. sara says:

    I have always wanted a Nonstick Square Grill Fry Pan

  119. Devon Goss says:

    Non stick fry pan with lid – 11 inch

  120. Sharon S. says:

    Any of their pans would be welcome in my kitchen but I believe I would use the sauce pans the most.

  121. Rachel Adkins says:

    I would also love the 4.3 quart saute pan. My current pan has been used so much it is no longer nonstick. I am always hesitant to buy a full set until I try one or two pans out, so this would be perfect!

  122. Kristen says:

    I need the saute pan. Mine is on it’s last legs and another one is just so expensive. I’ve tried the cheap ones before and they just aren’t worth it.

  123. Nicole-Lynn says:

    Their Non-stick square grill fry pan is pretty nice! I’d like to add that to my holiday list! :)

    Thanks for the opportunity


  124. Cathy says:

    All of their pans are so nice. I really like the Nonstick Square Grill Fry Pan.

  125. Kate says:

    I like their roasting pans, especially the one with a lid.

  126. cindi says:

    LOVE the Nonstick Square Grill Saute Pan – 11 x 11 in

  127. Melanie says:

    ALL OF THEM!!!!!!!!! But mainly the Swiss Diamond Non-Stick square Casserole 5-qt!!

  128. Shane says:

    Their Non-stick square grill fry pan would be perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!