Lightweight, nonstick cast-aluminum Dutch oven with exclusive, air-cushion bottom provides superior heat retention, without hot spots. Americas legendary kitchenware company creates the ideal combination for gourmet cooking. Textured nonstick interior on this Nordic Ware 6 1/2-Qt. Dutch oven ensures smooth release, roasting beef with vegetables, baking herb-crusted chicken or simmering lobster bisque on a stove top. Lightweight cast-aluminum transports easily. Smooth enameled exterior allows beautiful oven-to-table presentation. Dimpled, self-basting lid creates a tight-fitting seal and captures evaporation, condensing liquids downward into food. Self-bastes by design, circulating juices, ensuring moist succulent entrees. Simmer or saute on a stove top with the versatility of this easy-clean covered Dutch oven. Extra-durable, stain-resistant interior allows food to brown and sear without sticking. No seasoning required. Nordic Ware revolutionary ProCast Traditions cast-aluminum stove and ovenware is the energy-efficient, lightweight, nonstick alternative to cast-iron. Conducts heat evenly and rapidly, eliminating hot spots. ProCast will not rust. Transport easily using the durable, integrated cast handles. Safe for gas, electric, glass and ceramic cooktops. Oven-safe up to 500 F. Hand wash. Made in the USA. Founded in 1946, Nordic Ware is a family-owned, American manufacturer of high-quality kitchenware products and bakeware. Original inventor of the Bundt cake pan, the Minnesota-based company offers unparalleled quality, dependability and value recognized by millions of home chefs.