The essential pots and pans make a fundamental difference for delicious and nutritious results in the kitchen. This Circulon Genesis Hard-Anodized Nonstick 10-Piece Cookware Set provides that quality with exceptional style, durability and versatility. Heavy-duty hard-anodized aluminum construction provides fast, even heating and outstanding performance day after day. The unique TOTAL® Food Release System combines PFOA-free premium-quality nonstick with raised circles to reduce abrasion from utensils, whether whisking a delicious wine sauce in the skillets or simmering a lean, broth-based stew in the stockpot. Long-lasting nonstick cooking surfaces resist scratching, staining and chipping, and deliver extraordinary food release for dependable cooking results without added fats and oils. The stainless steel handles are solidly double riveted for strength. Shatter-resistant glass lids allow cooking to be monitored while sealing in heat and moisture, and this cookware is oven safe to 500°F. The 10-piece set is an excellent starter assorent, with top-quality nonstick that makes lighter cooking and fast cleanup easier and works beautifully with other specialty pieces from the Circulon Genesis line of cookware.