This extra-large stockpot offers the generous capacity needed for home canning and preserving. This versatile pan can also be used for large-scale entertaining and family meals, whether boiling a seafood feast, blanching a big batch of vegetables, or cooking up pasta for a crowd. Heavy-gauge 18/10 stainless-steel construction for durability and ease of cleaning. Thick, impact-bonded aluminum base ensures fast, even heating. Riveted loop handles allow for easy transfer on and off the stovetop. Use on any type of cooktop. Tight-fitting stainless-steel lid. Dishwasher safe.