The CrockPot 79564-02 5 Quart Edmound Dutch Oven is cast aluminum with a non-stick interior for easy clean up and cooking at half the weight of cast iron. Edmound is made from cast aluminum which is regarded as the material of choice for even temperatures, controlled cooking, and durability. The non-stick coating makes for easy clean up and eliminates the need to season the pan before you use it. The beautiful gradient colors will enhance your cooking experience. Perfect for oven to table to fridge the lighter weight makes this dutch oven so versatile and perfect for your favorite recipes. This will become one of your favorite cooking vessels for years and years.