GreenPan, a division of The Cookware Company, has introduced SimmerLite to the market through Sur La Table. According to the company, SimmerLite is a cast aluminum product that is designed to cook with the properties of cast iron but is half the weight.
The line is oven safe up to 600° Fahrenheit and is also dishwasher safe, according to GreenPan. Additionally, it is made with toxin-free ceramic.
SimmerLite includes a 12-inch round non-stick skillet; a 10-inch square non-stick grill pan; and a Dutch oven in three sizes, including 3.5-quart, 4.5-quart and 5.5-quart. The Dutch oven also comes with a self-basting lid. Goods range in retail price from $99.95 to $149.95.