Carbon steel has performance that rivals cast iron at a lighter weight making this beautiful roaster the perfect gift for the cook who has everything. It moves with ease from the stovetop to the oven, and then to serve beautifully at the table. With its large cooking surface and optimum depth, this pan is perfect for searing pork chops, roasting vegetables, sauteing shrimp, braising short ribs, and even baking a casserole. Each piece of Smithey’s farmhouse collection is individually hand-forged and visually unique, while sharing core design features true to the Smithey name. Hand hammered handles have a texture designed for easy gripping and a beautiful pre-seasoned interior finish. Smithey cookware is as beautiful as it is functional.