This shelf on top does not fit as they would like you to believe. I had to ream out the holes in the top plastic tee to make this work. We have purchased many 'assemble at home' furniture pieces and this is the first one that did not have good form and fit. I wanted to return the product, but my wife insisted I tweak it to make it work.
I love the fact that this is all in one construction - that means that
over time the handle doesn't break and separate from the pan
(and that can and does happen).
It is carbon steel and came seasoned (as most of this type of pan
does these days), but I made quick work out of removing the finish,
because I like to age them myself from the bare steel.
I have a one lid for my woks, and with it and this pan, I have one of
the best old school popcorn poppers ever. It is solid, roomy, and also
fairly lightweight to an advantage of being useful in many otherwise
Bought this for the family for Christmas Eve and we've tried it once and could not get it to make ice cream. I'm not sure if this was because the container was not completely frozen (despite being in the freezer for over 12 hours) and I'm not sure if the ingredients were exactly right, but they should have been close enough. We put the whole thing in the freezer over night with the ingredients in it and after a few hours of thawing the next day we were able to dispense ice cream for Christmas brunch.