The New York Times, In Search of a Pan That Lets Cooks Forget About Teflon. How did they know I was looking for just such a replacement…? We’ve got a handful of them now, including a roasting pan, and now I realize they were not good investmenst, nor good gifts to ask for. High heat is apparently not good for the pan or the people using them, so it’s no more non-stick pans. Next will be to replace – eventually – the pretty and easy-to-clean glass cooktop with one that works better with heavy pans like Le Creuset (i.e. gas).