The festive season is all about eating and merry making with loved ones. You know what screams “fun times!?” Roasted goodies that you will enlist the help of everyone to make, and you know you can’t do that without the best roasting pan with racks. Wondering what’s best for you? We have the ideal list.
Reviews – Roasting Pans
10. Rachael Ray Hard Anodized Non-Stick Roaster Pan With A Rack
This hard-anodized non-stick roaster is among the broad range of cookware by the popular chef Racheal Ray. You are probably wondering if we are recommending this as celebrity’s brand or for its superb quality. Both. Also, to mention it is ideal for extra-large dishes.
The recyclable aluminum coating for the 16*12-inch roasting pan makes it strong and durable. The thick layer construction also makes it a high heat performance kitchenware to up to 500F in the oven.
The dual height of the non-stick roasting rack stands out for this pan because it has a proper and well-supported coverage. This gives you versatile roasting options. It is also easy to clean.
- Has sturdy handles to ease the carrying around
- Dish-washer safe
- Might take up a lot of your storage space because of its size
9. Anolon Tri-Ply Clad Roaster With Rack
This 17*12.5-inch tri-ply is a high-performance cookware that we recommend for an affordable price. The roaster is made of a three-pry stainless steel and aluminum core construction design which makes it durable. The three-layer bonding of steel and aluminum also guarantees a high heat endurance of up to 500F in an oven. The aluminum core is essential for even heat distribution while the stainless-steel backs up heat retention too.
The exterior is beautifully polished giving it a sophisticated look for your kitchen. Further, it comes with a non-stick rack making it easy for you to clean. The rectangular shape also provides room to roast a large meal with no spillage.
- Even heat distribution and retention
- Ease of cleaning
- Dishwasher safe
- The raised center surface makes it difficult to use on stovetops
8. Circulon Non-Stick Roaster With Rack
You would probably despise this 17*13-inch roaster for not having a darker coat but best believe the quality is excellent. It is a popular roasting pan as it has been produced by some of the top manufacturers in the industry.
This low-cost pan is made of heavy-duty carbon steel which is ideal for heat absorption and circulation. It has an oven- safe up to 450F. Further, it has a U-shaped high gauge wire-like handles with ample space for up to 28lb cooking capacity. This U-shaped feature is also essential in keeping the contents in place.
It also has rolled edges which provide ample strength when moving the roaster from the oven to the kitchen top.
- It is easy to clean
- High performance design
- It is affordable
- A few complaints of peeling off of the non-stick surface
7. Farberware Non-Stick Roasting Pan With Rack
A versatile and affordable non-stick roasting pan is a primary preference for most of us. It is also ideal if you are looking to save up space in your oven and prepping of an average sized or daily meal. The Farberware uniqueness is that the chrome-plated handles are collapsible thus saving up on oven space.
This non-stick pan also has a heavy-duty carbon steel construction design that eliminates any worries of warping over the years. It also comes with a chrome-plated removable rack which is exceptional for even heat distribution and absorption up to 450F. It is fairly big enough to make a 12-pound turkey also to translate to saving up your storage space.
- Dishwasher safe
- Collapsible chrome plated handles
- Easy to clean
- Might be a bit small if you are hosting a large number of guests
6. Cuisinart Chef’s Classic Rectangular Roaster With A Rack
This 16’’ classic rectangular roaster has a sophisticated durable polish that makes it perfect for hosting dinners and parties. It is a tri-ply construction with a heat surround technology design. The tri-ply of the three layers of bottom guarantees durability. Steel is a great conductor of heat thus makes it easy to absorb and retain large amount of heat.
The roaster also comes with a stainless-steel rack to mean you do not have to deal with the cleaning struggles. Further, it is deep enough to roast a large bird with no spills making it ideal for hosting a large number of guests.
- It is dishwasher safe
- The heat surround technology is ideal for even heat distribution and retention
- Strong and riveted handles to move to stovetops with ease
- It is not induction ready as advertised
5. Vonshef Stainless Steel Roaster With Rack
The Vonshef stainless steel roaster is also ideal if you are working on a budget and of better quality than the prior option. The reason we say it is better is that, it is hard to get a large and quality roasting pan at a decent price.
The tray is deep enough to hold a large quantity of food without any spilling. The stainless-steel tray has adequate thermal conduction to up to 480 degrees for a perfect roasting. It comes with an elevated rack which makes it easy for an all-in-one-pan-recipe and even heat distribution. Stainless steel is also easy to clean by hand or dishwasher so you will not struggle as much as with the previous option.
- Dishwasher safe
- It is corrosion resistant and durable
- It has adequate space for large dishes
- Sturdy handles for grip
4. Calphalon Classic Anodized Pan With A Non-Stick Rack
This 16’’ anodized pan would be ideal if you are working on a budget but still wants one with adequate space as the KitchenAid Tri-Ply pan. The difference is that it is made of a medium-gauge- anodized aluminum. This feature means, one, the material allows for even distribution and retention of heat up to 450 degrees. Two, the material is not as thick compared to other roasting pans which could be problematic for some in terms of quality.
The non-stick interior of the pan is deep enough to accommodate a large bird. It also comes with a non-stick rack as well. It is something you can work with as you save up to invest on better quality.
- adequate for a large meal
- Even distribution of heat
- Hard anodized material makes it durable
- It is hand wash only
3. KitchenAid Tri-Ply Stainless Steel Roaster with Rack
It is very easy for someone to brush off the KitchenAid Tri-ply roaster given it is a bit pricier than most pans with racks. Here is why you should overlook the price for the value. The 16*13*3 pan, has much space compared to other roasters making it ideal for extensively large meals.
It also has a removable non-stick rack that is abrasion resistant. The resting height of the rack provides ample space to drain the excess fat. Also, the stainless handles are uniquely vertical saving up on space in the oven.
Further, the tri-ply roasting pan is made up of two thick layers surrounding an aluminum core gauge. This is excellent for high heat absorption and retention up to 500 degrees.
- Can fit in to smaller ovens
- Dish-washer fit cleaning
- Even heat distribution
- It is pricier
2. Viking 3-ply oval roaster with lid
This 18/8 stainless steel interior Viking 3-ply oval roaster is advanced in terms of functionality and design. It is an ideal choice if you are looking for a roasting kitchenware that will solve multiple problems at once, as the lid can be used for cooking and serving as well. It also offers an option of either open or covered roasting depending with your preference.
The 3-ply element makes this roasting pan quite catchy with its design workability. It generally means that three layers of metal have been bonded together making it easy to handle large amount of heat. Its capacity is also quite generous as it takes up to 14-pounds.
- sustains up to 600F temperature
- It is easy to drain and clean
- Can be used on various cooktops
- A few customers have complained that it is too small
1. Calphalon 16-inch roasting pan
This contemporary stainless-steel roasting pan is the perfect choice if you are looking for a functional and stylish kitchen showpiece. The first thing you notice is the sleek finish of both the interior and exterior which translates to durability. This 16-inch roast pan with strong handles on the sides can take up to 25-pound turkey.
Further, there is a heavy coated aluminum gauge between the two layers of steel that extends across the bottom and up the sides to allow even heat conductivity to achieve a great golden crispy roast. It comes with a lift-able non-stick curved rack creating ample space for you to try out all-in-one-pan recipes.
- Easy to move from the oven to a stovetop
- Even heat circulation
- It is oven, broiler and dishwasher safe
- The rack slightly slides forward in the pan
There is a broad range of roasting pans with racks in the market. We hope that this article is helpful in selecting a quality roaster pan within your budget range and preference. Also, remember to consider the quality of the material used and longevity over the price to get value.