The All-Clad 8-Quart Non-stick Stockpot is ideal for making stock, soups, and stews and for preparing food in large quantities. The pot's wide bottom allows for sauteing ingredients before adding liquids. This stockpot is constructed with bonded stainless steel around an aluminum core for exceptional heating, even in induction cooking. The lid lets you control evaporation as you cook. Its non-stick interior and easy-to-grip loop handles will make this an essential tool for your kitchen. For Stocks, Soups, and Stews this non-stick stockpot features a wide bottom surface, which conveniently allows you to sauteacute; ingredients before adding liquids. The pot's size and design is also suited for canning, blanching, and preparing large meals. This 8-quart non-stick pot has two cast stainless steel handles and a lid for controlling evaporation. Premium Stainless Steel Construction Classic design, high performance, and lifetime durability unite in the Stainless Collection, All-Clad's most popular line of cookware. Products in the collection feature an interior core of aluminum for even heating and a high-polished, 18/0 stainless steel exterior and cooking surface for fine culinary performance. All-Clad stainless steel cookware features an interior starburst finish for excellent stick resistance. The bottom of each pan is engraved with a convenient capacity marking.