This skillet has a design I had never seen before. While I didn't think I "needed" it, something told me to grab one when it was on sale. I am so glad that I did!!! I like to save my bacon grease ans this has made pouring it out without a mess so much easier! It makes awesome eggs, pancake, and french toast and also is great to saute veggies in. I love the flavors so much more when I use this skillet! Highly recommend!