This professional quality double boiler is ideal for making sauces that require indirect heat like hollandaise and bernaise, and for melting chocolate. The stainless steel construction is naturally non-corrosive and does not react with food or food odors. Encapsulated five-layer base ensures even heating and eliminates hot spots. Polished exterior is easy to clean and maintain. Hollow rolled stainless steel handles are designed to stay cool longer on the stove top, and are riveted to withstand a lifetime of heavy use. The tempered glass lid is shatter resistant and lets you safely monitor cooking progress. Oven safe up to 350° F. Suitable for use on all stove types, including induction. Includes 2-quart saucepan, boiler pan and tempered glass lid. Included saucepan can be used on its own. Hand wash. Limited lifetime manufactrer's warranty.