The Calphalon Signature Nonstick 1-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 − a metal utensil-safe nonstick that sears just like stainless. The small saucepan is just the right size for a number of tasks. Use saucepans to reheat foods, melt butter, boil an egg, or make small batches of soup, sauces, pasta, rice and more. With rounded corners for easy stirring, its finished with a beautiful brushed stainless steel handle.