This Cuisinart Tri-Ply Saucepot with Glass Cover is just $49.95 Shipped (from $80). This is the kind of must have saucepan that you will use regularly. And it has the quality assurance of the brand Cuisinart. This is the 4 1/2 quart size, and there is also a 6 quart available.
This is backed with the Cuisinart lifetime warranty.