Prepare a variety of one dish meals from mixed vegetables and poultry to hearty soups or stews with this multi-purpose pan. Cuisinart 5.5 qt. multi-purpose pot looks classic with a mirror finish. The aluminum encapsulated base heats quickly and spreads the heat evenly to enhance cooking. The solid stainless steel riveted handle stays cool on the stovetop. This is multi-purpose pot with a glass cover is guaranteed for a lifetime.