With a wider base and shorter sides, the Hestan NanoBond Stainless Steel 3 qt. Covered Saucepan has a bigger cooking surface than typical cookware. This lightweight pan is easy to handle and carry, easily helping prepare larger dishes. The sealed rims are flared for easy, dripless pouring. And thanks to its easy cleanability and resistance to scratching, the NanoBond series will retain its good looks dish after dish, year after year.