Fall is prime time to upgrade your roasting repertoire. If you’re planning on hosting any holiday dinners, it pays dividends to have the best tools and pans on hand for all the vegetables, casseroles and, of course, centerpiece roasts to serve for big parties. We scoured the latest sales and found several quality options for roasting pans in all shapes and sizes. Read on for nine of the best options to order now and have in time for the holidays.
Enameled cast iron means this pan retains heat, cooks evenly and resists wear and tear while still being dishwasher safe.
Le Creuset Signature Cast-Iron Rectangular Roasting Pan, $250 (originally $315) at williams-sonoma.com
The nonstick, V-shaped roasting rack in this stainless steel pan will help any protein cook evenly and retain that great crispy outer layer while keeping the juices retained inside. Oven safe to 600°F and you can pop it on the stove for making gravy without a problem.
All-Clad Large Stainless Steel Roasting Pan & Roaster Rack, $180 (was $260) at nordstrom.com
This dishwasher-safe pan comes with tools to boot: stainless steel lifters and injection baster for the perfect roasted chicken or turkey.
Calphalon Roaster Pan with Rack, Lifters & Baster, $105 (was $130) at amazon.com
Sur La Table
The magnetic stainless steel exterior of this pan makes it induction cooktop-friendly, and the aluminum core provides superior heat retention.
Sur La Table Tri-ply Stainless Steel Roasting Pan, $160 (was $200) at surlatable.com
The ceramic titanium nonstick surface of this pan is impossible to scratch, even with metal utensils. So you can scrape up all of those great bits for your gravy purposes. The pan also works for casseroles, fish and evening sheet cakes.
Scanpan Classic Roaster, 15" X 10", $100 (was $229) at surlatable.com
This pan has staying power, crafted in France out of copper, aluminum and 18/10 stainless steel. The stainless steel handles stay cool to the touch and should last a lifetime of use.
Mauviel M’tradition Roaster, $300 (was $360) at surlatable.com
Great for a more petite bird or rack of lamb, this 13 3/4" by 11 1/2" pan is compact and durable. Use it for roasted meats, lasagnas or casseroles.
Williams Sonoma Stainless-Steel Ultimate Roasting Pan, $60 (was $100) at williams-sonoma.com