An essential for every kitchen , the stockpot features high sides that slow the evaporation of liquids, providing the ideal design for creating a variety of stocks. The wide bottom of the pan allows for sauteing of ingredients before the addition of liquids for delicious soups and stews. Stockpots are also well-suited for canning, blanching, and preparing food in large quantities. Premium tri-ply construction delivers even heat distribution. Interior starburst finishing provides superior stick resistance. Engraved capacity marking on the bottom of the pan. Easy grip riveted loop handles provides stability. 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface will not react with food. 6 quart capacity.