The invention is a handle that is detachable from cookware, to allow cookware to be stored more efficiently. The handle includes a handle receiver that is affixed to cookware and a handle with a coupling end that is insertable into the handle receiver. A locking mechanism automatically locks the handle into the handle receiver. The handle is detachable from the handle receiver by pushing on a release mechanism, which then allows the handle to be pulled away from the handle receiver.
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