Cook & Serve Ovenproof Dishes by Jens Fager for Rig-Tig by Stelton, $85 for a set of three at scandinaviandesigncenter.com

Eliminating the need to transfer dishes coming out of the oven to new serving pieces saves the home chef precious time. With a matte pastel color, these dishes can go straight to the table.  Editor's Picks: Classic Gifts for the Chef by Allie Weiss