The Calphalon Signature Nonstick 2-qt. Sauce Pan with Cover is made with a Sear Nonstick surface that evenly sears, browns, sautés and seals in juices when cooking meats, seafood and vegetables. This nonstick cookware surface is so durable that you can cook with metal spatulas, spoons and whisks, and is dishwasher safe for easy cleanup. Now, you can have it all − metal utensil-safe non stick pans that sear just like stainless. The medium saucepan is a true essential − youll reach for it over and over again. Use it to make soups, sauces, pasta, rice and more. With high sides and rounded corners for easy stirring, its finished with a beautiful brushed stainless steel handle.