This casserole checks all the boxes. “I’m a die-hard stainless steel girl for this kind of everyday casserole,” Askew says. Classic material is it’s not too heavy and the long handle is easy to grip and stays cool while cooking. In addition, the glued aluminum base heats up quickly and evenly. The shape of this pot – narrow with high sides – is great for minimizing evaporation, which is important if you want to keep the meat from drying out. or sauces from too much reduction. The bottom also has rounded corners so nothing leaks or burns when you stir. It’s rolled up there pour the rim around the edges (and spout) for drip-free serving. This pan is oven and broiler safe and can be cleaned by hand or put in the dishwasher. Impact-bonded aluminum bases provide fast and even heating. Stove, oven, broiler, and dishwasher safe.