The Endurance Double Boiler is the ideal set to own when you need to properly melt chocolate or gently cook delicate sauces. Expertly crafted of 18/8 stainless steel, each pan holds has a sturdy stainless handle and holds 2 Qt.; the bottom pan has a tri-ply bottom for even heating. Included is a tempered glass lid that makes viewing the contents much easier. The bottom pan may be used as a regular saucepan.