When preparing sauces, this Demeyere Atlantis 1.1 qt. Stainless Steel Sauce Pan with Lid is the right pan for the task at hand. It's also the perfect size to heat up a can of soup for yourself on those cool autumn nights. Demeyere uses stainless steel walls with a heat conducting 7 layer base in all it's straight saucepans. This ensures that your pan performs the same way everytime you use it.