Costco has the Stainless Steel 8 Quart Pot with Insert on clearance for $20, while supplies last. This item was $39.97 for the longest time but I had a feeling the price would eventually drop.
I did purchase this product because I can’t tell you how many times I burned myself draining pasta into a colander and getting splashed with hot water. I’ve used this pot a few times and it’s easy to drain- just pull out the mesh strainer insert (slowly & carefully). One concern I have is the long term durability of the mesh insert strainer. I guess time will tell. Another thing is that the size of this 8 quart pot with the insert isn’t big enough for spaghetti noodles (which I knew before purchasing) but that’s my kids’ least favorite pasta anyways. So that part isn’t a big deal to me but it may be to you.
*UPDATE* I ended up returning this product to Costco. The mesh insert was becoming less sturdy and it was also getting difficult to clean with pasta getting trapped.
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