How many pots in the world are good enough for both the field of chemistry and cooking? The short answer, not many. Besides cooking up a scientific experiment Bain Maries are ideal for slow and steady cooking, for those dishes that require a bit of tender love and care. To prevent the disaster of overheating. Simply put a Bain Marie in a bigger pot with water and turn the fire on low. For those chefs that need to control the heat on sauces, custards, and other delicate ingredients, then a Bain Marie is an absolute must. We carry stainless steel varieties with covers, as well as an electric Bain Marie cooker for those times when you can not wait. Also perfect options for keeping things nice and warm long after you have turned off the stove.