The Calphalon Signature Nonstick 5-qt. Dutch Oven & Cover is made with a Sear Nonstick surface that evenly sears, browns, sautés and seals in juices when cooking meats, seafood and vegetables. This nonstick Dutch oven is so durable that you can cook with metal spatulas, spoons and whisks, and is dishwasher safe for easy cleanup. Now, you can have it all − a metal utensil-safe nonstick that sears just like stainless. This classic Dutch oven is ideal for braised foods, pot roasts, casseroles and stews. Use it to sear meat on the stovetop, then place the non stick pan in the oven to finish cooking with slow, even heat. Calphalon nonstick pans are finished with beautiful brushed stainless steel loop handles so it fits easily in the oven.