Because of its shape, this All-Clad D5 Stainless Brushed BD55204 4 Qt. sauce pan is ideal for making sauces, heating liquids, cooking food in liquids and reheating. With high, straight sides and a smaller surface area, the sauce pan holds heat well and limits evaporation. The classic sauce pan is a versatile essential found in a variety of sizes in every well- equipped kitchen, and it can be used with or without its lid to control evaporation. The only cookware of its kind, All-Clad D5 Stainless features a patented technology of five alternating layers of responsive aluminum and durable heat-diffusing stainless steel.D5 Stainless cookware heats slowly and evenly, which means perfectly browned proteins throughout, from the center all the way to the edges. The 5-ply bonded cookware’s 18/10 stainless-steel interior with a highly polished starburst finish offers natural stick resistance, and prevents food from picking up a metallic taste, while its fingerprint-free brushed stainless exterior offers exceptional beauty. Made in the USA, All-Clad D5 Stainless cookware provides pouring lips, large handles with bolsters, and is optimized for induction. Experience a lifetime of cooking enjoyment with All-Clad D5 Stainless.
Compatible with all stovetops, including induction. If using induction, select the burner which in closest in size to the pan's base diameter. Stainless: Oven and broiler safe up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit. Nonstick: Oven safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Do not use under the broiler. For Stainless Surfaces: Overheating can cause brown or blue stains to appear. To avoid small white dots or pits for from forming in your pan bring liquids to a boil or wait until food starts to cook before adding salt. Pitting does not interfere with cooking performance but can diminish the beauty or your pan's interior. For Nonstick Surface: High heat may cause damage and decrease nonstick performance. Low to moderate heat is recommended. Recommended for use with silicone, nylon, plastic and wooden utensils. Do not use aerosol cooking spray.
Hand wash to maintain the pan's beauty. Be sure to wash the pan before the first use and to clean thoroughly between uses. Allow the pan to cool prior to cleaning. Rinse off any excess food with warm water. Soak in warm, soapy water, then wash with a sponge or soft cloth. Use a nylon scouring pad for more difficult cleaning. Rinse with warm water and dry immediately to prevent spotting. Some stains and food remains may take more care to remove. For discoloration, like blue or rainbow coloring, wipe the pan with a sponge or soft cloth and white vinegar. For cloudy white hard water spots remove by boiling a 1:1 white vinegar to water solution. For burnt food, sprinkle the surface generously with baking soda, add water and bring to boil. Use a wooden spoon to loosen the food particles from the surface. For tough to clean spots or marks, like burnt fat, protein shadows and charred food, clean with a nonabrasive, non-chlorine cleanser, like All-Clad cookware cleaner, Bar Keeper's Friend or Bon Ami. Form a paste with the cookware cleanser and a small amount of water. Apply the paste using a soft cloth or sponge, rubbing in a circular motion. Rinse with warm water and dry immediately. Repeat if needed, allowing the paste to soak on the pan before scrubbing.