The Calphalon Signature Stainless Steel 1-qt. Sauce Pan with Cover is made with five layers of metal that deliver exceptionally even heating and precise temperature control. Three inner layers of aluminum spread heat evenly across the entire pan, while two stainless steel outer layers provide a stunning and durable surface that is dishwasher safe and induction capable. Small saucepans are perfectly sized for so many cooking jobs: use it to reheat foods, melt butter, boil an egg, or make small batches of soup, sauces, breakfast cereals, rice and more. With rounded corners for easy stirring, the saucepan is finished with a beautiful brushed stainless steel handle.