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Which 3~5Qt/L soup/stew pot with conductive sides?

Sid Post | Jun 5, 202111:57 AM     32

First, I don't want exposed aluminum or copper on exterior surfaces. I am looking for something that is 20cm to 24cm in diameter with a capacity of at least 3Qt/L and not more than 5Qt/L. On a smooth electric cooktop or undersized gas burner, I want the heat to travel up the sides of the pot.

I'm thinking Stainless clad of some sort but, at the moment the EU options are few and far between from what I have seen on the Internet. I have mixed feelings about All-Clad so, I'm thinking Belgium, Italy or, France as my primary points of interest though, I am a fan of German cookware as well. I'm open to other suggestions as long as they can be shipped or sourced in the USA.

The soup pot I'm using now is high quality with a heavy base and plain stainless sides. What I am trying to fix is light burning or scorching on the bottom with low heat and thick stews or chillis. I want to move more of the heat from the base to the sides of the pot so I don't get the black flecks in the finished product. When I say scorching or burning, I want to clarify that it is very minor and generally can be wiped out with a wet paper towel so, I'm not drastically overheating the stew or chillis. My goal is to have something a little more forgiving with the stirring as I meld the flavors together with a really slow really long simmer. A tight-fitting lid is assumed to limit moisture loss. ;)

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