The Swiss Diamond HD 5.5 qt Soup Pot with Lid is perfect for all that versatility. It will become one of your most used pots in no time flat. Not only great for soups, it's a great choice for making stocks, braising meats, making sauces, and for cooking pasta. The HD coating is composed of diamond crystal composites that create an ultra-hard and ultra-durable non-stick surface that will never crack, blister, or peel. Its body is made out of pressure cast aluminum that will never warp and that has an amazingly balanced heat distribution. Its handle features an ergonomic stay-cool design, and it is non-riveted for protection against bacteria. The lid uses vented, tempered glass to allow for convenient see-through cooking. For an energy efficient and healthier choice, look no further than the Swiss Diamond HD 5.5 qt Soup Pot with Lid. Oven safe up to 500°F. Dishwasher safe yet hand wash recommended. Lifetime warranty. Made in Switzerland. Swiss Diamond 6124C.
Founded in 1974, Swiss Diamond International Sarl is a private company located in the Swiss Alps. Using the demand for more efficient and improved non-stick cookware as inspiration, Swiss Diamond engineered an innovative type of non-stick coating that utilizes real diamond crystals--which is the hardest material known--and they patented the technology. In 2006, the company sought to improve their revolutionary technology and spent four years researching and testing. In 2010, Swiss Diamond released their advanced HD coating line, which features a 30% overhaul. All current products are manufactured using the new HD coating.
The Swiss Diamond HD coating is its new and improved advanced technology that is reinforced with real diamond crystals. This coating develops a ground-breaking non-stick surface that allows you to cook without any additional oils. The HD line is easy to clean and maintain, and it is guaranteed to last a lifetime. PFOA-free, the Swiss Diamond HD line is best suited for any ceramic, gas, or electric heat source. The line features the patented diamond crystal-infused coating. This technology came to exist because: diamonds are extremely durable, giving the coating more resistance; diamonds function better as a heat conductor since it is four times more conductive than copper and creates a perfectly balanced heat distribution; and diamonds have natural non-stick properties.
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Swiss Diamond HD Cookware is some of the finest quality Non-Stick cookware available on the market today. At JL Hufford we take pride in being able to offer you these great pieces of cookware at the lowest price possible while also offering you the best customer service in the business. We want your cookware to last a lifetime, if possible, and we want to offer you the best information possible so that your cookware will last. Swiss Diamond offers a plethora of Use and Care knowledge on their website to help you take care of your specialty non-stick cookware, and as always we here at JL Hufford are more than willing to help you out with whatever you may need, simply contact us here and one of our highly trained customer service associates will get back with you as soon as possible to help you with your problem.
Swiss Diamond cookware is designed to provide you with a lifetime of next-to-none nonstick cookware performance and proper maintenance and cleaning is a very important part of making sure that these quality pans do just that. As always, it is very important to follow proper maintenance procedures as failure to follow these will void your Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Using the Proper Temperature Settings
Medium to Low Heat Only: Swiss Diamond Cookware is designed in such a way that the use of extremely high heat settings is never required. These pans are designed to provide excellent thermal conductivity between the heat source and the cookware piece and the use of high heat settings can actually cause damage to the cookware. Swiss Diamond recommends starting out at a medium heat setting and making minor adjustments as needed to achieve the perfect heat level. Always make sure to place your pan on the exact center of the heating element. CAUTION: Overheating your Swiss Diamond cookware WILL cause irreparable damage to your cookware and void your Limited Lifetime Warranty
Preheating Your Swiss Diamond Cookware
To allow for proper expansion of the materials in the pan as it heats and to ensure a very evenly heated cooking surface, Swiss Diamond recommends that you preheat the cookware for two to three minutes before adding any food. In order to test the readiness of the pan, you simply need to sprinkle a few drops of water across the surface of the pan and take note of the reaction that occurs. Sizzling and beading of the water indicates that the cookware is prepared for use and that the pan should be heated no further. If the water instantly vaporizes this indicates that the cookware is too hot and that the temperature should be reduced and the pan re-tested in two to three minutes. Again, it is VERY important to not overheat your cookware as this will cause damage and void your Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Using Cooking Oils, Butter, and Non-Stick Sprays
Swiss Diamond pans have been designed from the bottom up to NOT be used with any sort of oil or spray. The special nonstick surface is designed to keep food from sticking to it for a lifetime. If you do decide to utilize an oil for cooking, it is very important to ALWAYS use it at the manufacturer's recommended heat setting to avoid damage to your cookware. For Example: Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Butter should only ever be used over a LOW heat setting.CAUTION:Non Stick cooking sprays should never be used as they will damage the non-stick surface of the cookware and void your Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Using the Proper Cooking Utensils
The integrity of the non-stick surface in your Swiss Diamond cookware can be easily compromised if the wrong utensils are used during cooking. Any metal utensil or utensil with a sharp point or edge should never be used as it may scratch and damage the nonstick cooking surface of your cookware. You should also avoid chopping, cutting, or use of any electric whisk or beater during cooking as it may also damage the nonstick cooking surface of your cookware. Swiss Diamond recommends the use of only Silicone or Wooden cooking utensils as these will not harm the non-stick cooking surfaces of your special cookware.
Using your Swiss Diamond cookware in the oven.
All Swiss Diamond cookware is designed to be oven safe up to 500°F (260°C), this includes the lids included with many pieces and the ergonomic serving handles present on many pieces.
Swiss Diamond are designed to be 100% dishwasher safe but it is recommended that you hand wash your pans to ensure that they do not get scraped or dinged while inside the dishwasher. Swiss Diamond recommends that before you use each piece of cookware for the first time (and after each successive use) that you thoroughly wash them with hot, very soapy water. It is important to never use oven cleaners or any sort of abrasive pads or detergents on your cookware as this will damage the non-stick cooking surface and void your warranty. When Swiss Diamond cookware has not been cleaned properly after each use a thin layer of food residue may form on the pan and will carbonize the next time that the pan is used, food will stick to this carbonized layer and hinder the performance of your cookware.
Storing your Swiss Diamond cookware.
If cabinet space requires that you stack your Swiss Diamond cookware, it is recommended that you use a paper towel between each pan in order to prevent scratches to the non-stick cooking surfaces.
Swiss Diamond nonstick pans require care to help them last a lifetime. To keep the pan’s unsurpassed non stick properties, continue to take special care.
Low to medium heat
Never cook with high heat. This causes damage to the cooking surface. Preheat your pan on a medium high heat for 2 to 3 minutes before adding your food.
Swiss Diamond nonstick pans contain small diamond pieces within the surface, allowing you to use little to no oil. If you do use oil, use a high temperature cooking oil such as sunflower, avocado, etc. It is not recommended to use olive oil or butter. Never use a non stick spray.
Never use metal utensils when cooking on a nonstick pan. Silicone and wooden tools are best. Never cut food within the pan. If you’re using an immersion blender, make sure it never touches the sides or bottom of the pan.
Swiss Diamond Cookware is oven safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit (260 degrees Celsius). Always use pot holders when picking up the pan as the handles will get extremely hot and will cause harm.
Always clean Swiss Diamond pans with hot soapy water after each use. Do not use an abrasive brush as this can ruin the nonstick surface. Swiss Diamond cookware is dishwasher safe, but we recommend washing by hand. Make sure to thoroughly the pan to prevent harmful bacteria growth.
When stacking pans, be sure to place paper towels in between each pan to prevent scratches.
Lid Use and Care
Heat tempered glass offers a lid that is 4x stronger than untreated glass.
Adjustable steam vent allows you to release or contain moisture.
Stainless steel rim traps moisture inside the pan.
Oven safe up to 500 degrees F/260 Degrees C.
Dishwasher safe, but hand wash is recommended.
Swiss Diamond warrants to the original owner of the cookware that is is free of defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. This warranty does not cover glass lids or handles. The warranty does not apply if Swiss Diamond's Use and Care Instructions are not followed. The warranty does not cover damage or destruction caused by misuse, abuse, accident, overheating, alterations or commercial use. The warranty does not cover stains, discoloration, food odor, scratch marks or dents.