All-Clad Copper-Core 5.5-Quart Dutch Oven : This roomy Dutch oven is ideal for simmering stews and soups, marinating roasts, or poaching chicken and fish. Longer cuts of meat fit well for braising and roasting, too. The tight-fitting domed lid traps steam to seal in flavors and self-baste foods. Without the lid, the wide top of the oven allows for final reduction to enhance flavors. The ultimate in cookware, this All-Clad premiere line features the patented Copper-Core™ five-ply bonded design with a thick copper center core to maximize heat conductivity. The copper ply is bonded to aluminum to enhance heat distribution while reducing weight. The bonded exterior and interior layers are highest-quality stainless-steel, providing the ideal cooking surface, ease of cleaning, extreme durability and aesthetic appeal. Product Features 5-ply bonded layers of stainless-steel, aluminum and copper allow pieces to heat quickly and evenly Pure aluminum and thick copper inner core throughout for optimal heat conductivity Accented with an exterior stripe of copper for maximum heat conductivity Easy-to-clean 18/10 stainless-steel interior helps prevent foods from sticking Stainless-steel interior will not react with foods Cookware maintains even heat distribution that prevents "hot spots" when cooking Mirrored-finish domed stainless-steel lid traps steam to self-baste foods Rolled edge promotes dripless pouring Signature stay-cool handles are cast from solid stainless-steel and designed for ergonomic comfort Handles and rivets are polished stainless-steel creating a striking impression High-strength, non-corrosive stainless-steel rivets keep handles permanently secure, making cooking safer Oven- and broiler-safe up to 500 F Suited for all stovetops including electric, gas, ceramic and halogen Hand-washing recommended Made in the U.S.A. (lid manufactured overseas) All-Clad Cookware Lifetime Warranty: From date of purchase, All-Clad guarantees to repair or replace any item found defective in material, construction or workmanship under normal use and following care instructions. This excludes damage from misuse or abuse. Minor imperfections and slight color variations are normal.