Le Creuset 2.25-Quart Saucier : Wide, shallow design brings sauces to a boil quickly for faster reduction, and curved walls make stirring easier. Steam vent in lid helps prevent boil-over. No metallic taste! 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 and home décor. Each enameled cast iron cookware piece is skillfully finished by hand. Dishwasher-safe, but hand-washing is recommended. Made in France. 6 lbs. 2 1/4 Quart capacity. 8 1/2" Dia. (16 1/2" w / handles) x 2 3/4"H (4 1/2" w / lid). Product Features Molded of cast iron with an expertly enameled glossy porcelain coating Highest quality porcelain enamel coating is impermeable to odors and stains Wide, shallow design speeds cooking time Broad cooking surface speeds evaporation - ideal for reducing sauces Curved walls improves stirring Versatile for stovetop, oven and broiler Steam vent in lid helps prevent boil-over Foods will not react with the enameled finish Easy-clean enamel surfaces are scratch-resistant 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 moisture and flavors - food self-bastes Long handle and helper handle makes food transfer easy Sure-grip phenolic knob is ovenproof to 400 F Suited for stovetops including electric, gas, ceramic, induction and halogen Saucepan is safe for oven or broiler up to 400 F (do not put knob under the broiler) Bright color choices coordinate with virtually
This saucier is the perfect size for a meal for two and is so versatile, can be used for "one pot" meals, on the stovetop or in the oven, and for sauces, etc. It's so good looking and a great compliment to other Le Creuset cookware. It's a great housewarming gift, too, it's so "multi-talented" you don't need as many other pots (though you will want all of the Le Creuset set once you try this one!).