You don't need a stovetop for home canning! Now move your sometimes-messy canning operation to your porch or garage. Adjustable thermostat allows precise control from 80°F to boiling. Plugs into any wall outlet. Kettle body is high quality stainless steel, lid and heater base made of heat-resistant FDA-approved plastic. Can also be used to simmer large batches of soup or stew. Holds 7 mason-style quart jars. Interior is 14-1/4" in dia. by 11-3/4" high (7.93 gal capacity). 115 V AC, 1380 watts. Includes rack and instructions. One year warranty.