Use it to make a complex veal stock, simmer a rich beef stew or chicken and dumplings, or boil pasta for a quick weeknight dinner. The 6-quart pot is the perfect size for everyday family cooking -- a pound of pasta, four to six servings of rice, a large recipe of marinara -- as well as making savory, slow-simmered soups. The 8-quart stockpot is ideal when cooking for a crowd or to stock the freezer.All-Clad Cop-R-Chef combines the warm glow of copper with the durability of a stainless steel interior, so you never have to worry about retinning. The extra-thick copper exterior, a core of pure aluminum (across the bottom and all the way up the sides) and the cooking surface of 18/10 stainless steel are permanently bonded, so you get the beauty and responsiveness of copper, the superior heat conductivity of aluminum, and the nonreactive, stick-resistant benefits of stainless steel. Handles are cast stainless steel with noncorrosive stainless steel rivets for optimum durability. Oven safe to 500 F. Hand-wash using copper cleaner. Made in the USA.