The Calphalon Signature Nonstick 4-Quart Soup Pot 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. Perfectly proportioned for soup, sauce and stew preparation, this Calphalon nonstick soup pot has tall sides that help control evaporation, and heats consistently across the entire pan so soups and liquids simmer slowly and evenly. Its finished with beautiful brushed stainless steel loop handles so it fits easily in the oven.