This porcelain enameled canning pot with matching lid is perfect for water bath canning, for steaming seafood, or simmering stews. Use for blanching vegetables before freezing or for quick boiling and blanching to skin peaches and tomatoes. The flat bottom provides stability on a stovetop surface. Fits a variety of canning racks (Works with our large canning rack). Holds up to 7 1-quart jars or 7 1-pint jars. Heavy-duty construction and durability makes for a long-lasting kitchen essential.