This stockpot is ideal for sauces and stews. Its straight, deep sides, seamless interior surface and snug-fitting lid allow for slow, moist cooking, and the tempered-glass lid makes it easy to keep an eye on your favorite soup. Safe to use with all utensils, including metal, all Copper Fusion pieces can go from stovetop to table, and then directly into the refrigerator or freezer. Dishwasher safe. Perfect for all stove types, including magnetic induction. Made in Germany.