Le Creuset Enamel-on-Steel Stockpot, 8-Quart : The enamel-on-steel construction of Le Creuset stockpots provides uniform heating for slow-simmering soups and spaghetti sauce or cooking pasta. The 8-quart size is ideal when you're making soup or stew for a crowd; also useful for cooking pasta or rice, and for boiling whole potatoes or sweet potatoes for mashing. The mainstay of French chefs for nearly a century, Le Creuset cookware features bold and bright colors in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit any culinary need. Each cookware piece is skillfully finished by hand. Imported. Dishwasher-safe, but hand washing is recommended. 8-quart capacity. 4 lbs. 9 3/4" Dia.( 12 1/2 with handles) x 7 1/2"H (9 1/2" with lid) Product Features Enamel on heavy-gauge carbon steel construction makes stockpot easy to lift and pour Stainless-steel rim on base and lid prevents chips and cracks Enameled glossy porcelain coating is impermeable to odors and stains Easy-clean enamel surfaces are scratch-resistant Foods will not react with the enameled finish Superior conduction of heat promotes faster cooking times Even distribution and retention of heat ensures cookware stays hot longer Heavy, tight-fitting lid seals in heat and flavors Sure-grip phenolic knob is ovenproof to 450 F Suited for all heat sources including electric, gas, ceramic, induction and halogen top Bright color choices coordinate with virtually any home décor
It's a gift so I only took it it out inspect for any shipping damage. Cobalt Blue color is okay. Pot seems well built (no chips in paint) and not too heavy. Price was not too bad. This model is not cast iron so it is pretty light but may not be as durable. Also, these steel pots are made inThailand, not France like the cast iron models.
USA Pans Rectangular Baking Pan, 9-in x13-in : The USA Pans Rectangular Baking Pan is constructed of heavy-gauge aluminized steel, the preferred material in professional kitchens. The heavy-gauge aluminized-steel bakeware by USA Pans helps ensure remarkable durability and consistent distribution of heat for the life of the cake pan. An important and unique feature of this baking pan is its corrugated surface design. Corrugation maximizes the pan's strength and prevents warping, denting and other effects of everyday use, while circulating air all around food, providing a continuous-even baking temperature for uniform results. Plus, it also minimizes surface contact which translates into evenly baked cakes & baked goods that are easily released. Rolled edges and internal steel wire add strength to this remarkable baking pan. Ideal for specialty cakes, bars and ice cream desserts. Excellent baking dish for stuffed pork chops, casseroles, and Italian dishes. Backed by a lifetime warranty, this commercial-grade pan is the highest quality for professional kitchens and home baking. Hand wash. Made in the USA. Product Features Professional-gauge aluminized steel is guaranteed not to bend, warp, rust or corrode under normal baking conditions Proprietary nonstick surface is the best in the industry - eco-friendly nontoxic clear coating releases foods easily and helps prevent over-baking Eco-friendly coating is PTFE- and PFOA-free Exclusive corrugated surface circulates air around food for continuous-even baking Heavy-gauge wire rim adds superior strength under high heat and provides ease in handling USA Pan is the largest manufacturer of commercial bakeware in the world, producing professional-grade pans for 50 years