If you’re one of the many, many people who’s been turning the oven on and baking more than usual in self-isolation, now is a good time to replace the dingy, discolored metal baking dish that you’ve owned since college with this much sturdier ceramic version from Staub. Not only does this French cookware look beautiful on a table (or Instagram), this dish can also be safely microwaved, which is nice when you’re planning on leftovers. And this 8-by-11-inch ceramic casserole dish is just the right size for making big pasta dishes — like lasagna or stuffed manicotti — or assembling enchiladas or just baking some extra-thick brownies. Best of all: At just $25, over 60 percent off the list price, it’s also cheap enough that you could buy one for yourself and a second to gift for a mom who loves to cook for Mother’s Day. There’s a glossy red option available at Sur La Table, as well as an ivory version at Food52.
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