The Best Roasting Pans on the Market (and Must-Have Roasting Tools)
Don't start the holiday season without the best roasting pan and tools!
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This Nordic Ware Turkey Roaster with Rack ($80) could be the best roasting pan on the market (and the perfect introductory roaster). The large handles make for easy lifting and the nonstick interior makes cleanup quick and easy. This pan easily goes from the oven to the table, and it’s even stovetop safe for making Thanksgiving gravy!
Calphalon’s stainless steel roasting pan ($140) is not only a beauty, but a durable piece of cookware to be passed down through generations. While the roasting pan is not nonstick, this stylish but functional product is well worth the price. The generous capacity can hold up to a 25 pound turkey. Before you roast, read up on the mistakes you’re making with stainless steel cookware.
If you want a piece of classic cookware with the biggest bang for your buck—this is it! This Cuisinart roaster ($83) comes with a rack, two turkey lifters, a baster, a meat thermometer and a serving fork and knife set. Even better—the roaster and rack are both dishwasher safe, making this the perfect vessel for your next Thanksgiving turkey.
Lasagna lovers, listen up. This 4-piece set ($28) is perfect for any gathering, including both small and large roasting pans with matching racks. We love this set’s versatility and how easy it is to clean.
Basting brushes for meats and pastries are essential for a successful Thanksgiving dinner. In a set of four different colors, these silicone brushes ($17) are a great way to keep your bird tender and juicy and your pastries in beautiful condition. Unlike traditional nylon brushes, these are easy to clean and do not shed bristles.
The foolproof way to monitor your cook times! This ThermoPro meat thermometer ($30) probe stays inside the meat as you cook and can withstand temperatures up to 700°F in the oven, grill, stovetop and smoker. Plus, you can monitor the temperature without opening the oven. Here’s why meat thermometers are so important.
This versatile meat injector kit ($28) comes with a case for travel and three different needle sizes. Injecting meat with marinade adds flavor to the meat faster with more intensity than traditional marinating. You could also use the set to add liqueurs and brandies to your desserts.
No more dragging cords through turkey debris or rearranging the kitchen to plug in the carving knife. The Cuisinart Electric Knife ($36) is cordless and rechargeable for maximum convenience, and can run for up to 20 minutes on a single charge. Both blades are dishwasher safe and it comes with a handy travel case.