Baking a lasagna? A pie? A roast? When you are choosing a pan to bake or roast your food, the pan you reach for shouldn’t just be the first one you can grab, regardless of the material, because some materials great for certain situations and terrible for others.
Most of us gravitate towards metal baking sheets when we are baking a batch of cookies, but glass dishes for lasagnas and casseroles. It’s almost instinctive, but there are reasons for choosing a metal pan over glass, or vice versa.