What is a shallow roasting pan?

Answer One piece of cookware that almost every kitchen benefits from is a shallow roasting pan. Made heavy for baking in the oven and cooking on top of the stove, most shallow roasting pans have low sides... Read More »

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What depth is considered a shallow roasting pan?

A shallow roasting pan is typically between 2 and 2 1/2 inches deep. Roasting pans are often made of stainless steel and contain a rack on which to put roasts, turkeys and other large cuts of meat,... Read More »

What does a roasting pan look like?

A roasting pan may be rectangular or oval, with tall sides (at least 3 inches) to allow a rack to sit inside the pan. Some have tall lids. Manufacturers offer a variety of sizes, ranging from 12 to... Read More »

Is a broiler pan the same as a roasting pan?

A broiler pan is slightly different than a roasting pan. The former is a shallow drip pan with a grill insert that has holes to allow grease to escape into the drip pan. A roasting pan has higher s... Read More »

What is a roasting pan substitute?

A roasting pan is primarily used for cooking large pieces of meat, but if one is not available, a broiling pan can be substituted. The broiling pan needs to have a removable rack. Another substitut... Read More »