Delicious though they may be, there’s no denying that casseroles are humble looking things even at the best of times. Serving them from a pretty casserole dish can make all the difference.

Casserole dishes come in all shapes and sizes: oval, rectangular, shallow, and deep. These days, you can find them in all different colors, too! We like ones that have handles or at least a little lip on the sides to make picking them up. After all, it needs to be functional as well as pretty.

Revol Belle Cuisine Oval Bakers, $60 - $150 from Sur la Table - We’ve always loved the elegant yet strong look of these dishes.

La Chamba Columbian Clay Oval Casserole, $60 from Williams-Sonoma - This has such a soft and organic feel.

Le Creuset Heritage Covered Stoneware Baking Dishes, $80 from - These come in white, orange, blue, or this fabulous red.

Lodge L Series Oval Casserole, $57 from Lodge Cast Iron - We love the swooped look of this dish.

Rachael Ray Covered Oval Casserole, $40 from JC Penny - Whatever your feelings about Rachael Ray herself, we think this is a good-looking casserole dish.

Spode Baking Days Rectangular Dish, $53 from Bed, Bath, and Beyond - Polka dots!

Sango Lasagna Dish, $15 from Target - Proof that a pretty dish doesn’t have to clean out our wallets.

Do you have a favorite casserole dish?

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