How Do I Cook with a Granite Ware Roaster?

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Generations of cooks have trusted Granite Ware roasting pans to prepare their meals. The same company has been making these roasters since 1871. They are virtually indestructible, they do not rust, and they can go from the oven to the fridge. The steam is held inside the roaster by its lid, meaning less basting time. The roasters come in many sizes, which means that you can make a meal for two or prepare a holiday feast for the relatives.


Step 1

Place the rack inside the Granite Ware roaster. Set your poultry, beef or pork on the rack. If you do not have a rack with your roaster, place the meat on the bottom. To add vegetables, place the meat in the center and place the vegetables all around the meat. Place the lid on the roaster.


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Step 2

Preheat the oven to desired temperature. Place the roaster and its contents on the middle rack in the oven.

Step 3

Check the meat inside the roaster for doneness before the recommended cooking time on recipes. Because of its steel core, Granite Ware roasters distribute heat for faster cooking and more even browning.


Step 4

Use potholders or oven mitts when removing the roaster from the oven. The handles are not heat resistant.

Step 5

Allow the Granite Ware roaster to cool about 10 minutes before removing the lid. This will avoid injury from escaping steam.


Use a Granite Ware roaster only inside the oven. It is not meant for use in induction stoves.