The Calphalon 12-in. Sear Nonstick Everyday Braiser Pan is versatile enough to use for sauteeing, simmering, browning and for cooking entire meals. It's a great substitute for authentic paella pans and it's nice enough to go from stovetop or oven to table. Two side handles make it easy to carry. See-through glass lid allows you to check progress of simmering food. The revolutionary Sear Nonstick surface releases foods effortlessly, essential for creating tender omelette's and delicate sauces. And a specially textured Sear Nonstick surface that seals in flavor to create juicy braised beef, tuna and vegetables. Each surface is designed to enhance the specific cooking purpose of the pan.