The classic sauce pan is a versatile essential found in a variety of sizes in every well- equipped kitchen. With high, straight sides and a smaller surface area, the sauce pan holds heat well and limits evaporation. Because of its shape, this pan is ideal for making sauces, heating liquids, cooking food in liquids and reheating. Can be used with or without the lid to control evaporation. Premium tri-ply construction delivers even heat distribution. Interior starburst finishing provides superior stick resistance. Engraved capacity marking on the bottom of the pan. Long stick handle stays cool on the cooktop. 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface will not react with food. 4 quart capacity.