Guest Choices: Oven-to-Table Food Service

You’ve gone to the trouble of preparing a tasty meal, which means you shouldn’t have to stress about presentation. These cooking vessels may go straight from the oven to the table in style. — Kathryne out of Cookie and Kate


Dansk Kobenstyle Red 6-Quart Casserole – $119.95

Dansk Kobenstyle’s 6-quart casserole is a exceptional option to the Le Creuset French oven.


Square Baker With Basket – $34.95

After cooking, break this easy, square baker in its rustic, handwoven basket. The basket functions as a trivet, keeping both your tabletop and your hands safe from the hot substances inside.

West Elm

Terrain Bakeware – $24

I’m a sucker for everything black and white, and these stoneware pieces are no exception.


Le Creuset Heritage Stoneware Loaf Pan – $45

I love my Le Creuset stoneware loaf pan. Pumpkin bread, anyone?

Dansk® Kobenstyle White Baker – $99.95

This is a traditional white baker with cool-touch handles by Kobenstyle. This Scandinavian, enameled-steel dish will continue forever.

West Elm

Brooklyn Copper Cookware Saucepan – $259

This aluminum saucepan is so pretty that I wouldn’t be afraid to set it on a pot holder in the center of the table.

Le Creuset

5 1/2-Quart Round French Oven – $265

I love my Le Creuset French oven so much that I leave it in plain sight when I’m not using it. It sits pretty on top of my fridge and on the table.


Rectangular Casserole With Lid – $29.95

I daresay no casserole will look frumpy within this shiny sweet dish.


Rectangular Baker With Cork – $29.95

I trust my stoneware bakers to produce evenly baked goods and provide easy cleanup. This baker comes from a cork carrier that doubles as a trivet.


La Chamba Colombian Clay Oval Casserole Dish – $59.95

This handmade ceramic pot can go from the stove to the oven to the table. Produced in the village of La Chamba in Colombia, this boat would seem at home on the table or on a museum shelf.

Marin White 12″x8.5″ Baking Dish – $21.95

I adore the organically shaped, sloping sides of the artisanal ceramic baker by Crate & Barrel.


Baked Brownie Pan – $39

This distinctively shaped brownie pan made by the creators of Baked NYC was made to produce perfectly tender brownies.

West Elm

Ceramic Casseroles With Lids – $39

These oven-to-table baking vessels would look elegant at a buffet or potluck.


Staub Braiser – $165

Staub’s beautiful enameled pan moves from stove to oven, from table to refrigerator.

Sur La Table

Italian Scalloped Bakers – $24.95

These vintage-inspired Italian bakers have antiqued, golden borders that make cobblers and casseroles even more enchanting.


All-Clad Stainless-Steel 7-Piece Cooking Tool Set – $129.95

Buy a set of heavy-gauge, polished stainless steel tools and they’ll last you for the remainder of your life. These All-Clad beauties are practical on the cooker and make pretty serving tools on the table.

Sur La Table

All-Clad Covered Stainless Steel Sauté Pan – $225

A good-size All-Clad sauté pan with a lid will serve you nicely. Brown, sear or deglaze, then transfer it from the stovetop to the oven to the table. It is going to be a fixture in your kitchen forever.


Home Basic White Large Beaded Ramekins – $15.99

I am kind of obsessed with ramekins. I use them to prep components to get elaborate recipes and also to store modest amounts of leftovers. I love baking individual servings of desserts in them too.


Emile Henry Artisan Rectangular Baker – $80

Emile Henry’s baker is a classic. Bonus: Williams-Sonoma says the Burgundian clay retains heat exceptionally well.

Williams-Sonoma Home

Apilco Oval Au Gratin, No. 9 | Williams Sonoma – $29.95

This French au gratin baker would make sausage and macaroni and cheese seem downright elegant.

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