So very many uses The 3 quart saucepan can be used by itself for side dishes or soups, with the steamer insert for delicious healthy steamed veggies, and with the double boiler insert for delicate desserts and sauces. With such versatility, you will constantly use this irreplaceable set. The encapsulated bottom distributes evenly to prevent delicate dishes from scorching. Ergonomically designed riveted heavy gauge steel handle with Cool Touch Phenolic is made for comfort and gripability. Premium Stainless steel offers durability as well as fast, easy clean up, just pop it in the dishwasher. Ideal for most range tops electric, halogen, gas, ceramic/glass smooth top and solid plate. Oven-safe up to 350degree F. Limited Lifetime Household Warranty.