The Best Cookware

Pot Luck

Mix up your gift wish list with select specialty pieces. Clockwise, from top: This 5 3/4-quart covered coq au vin holds a whole chicken with ease, $275, from Staub, staubusa.com. Wide edges make this 2 1/4-quart covered saucier great for stirring gravies, $160, from Le Creuset, lecreuset.com. An open-face casserole dish, like this "L Series" option, $96, from Lodge, lodgemfg.com, can be brought from the broiler to the table.