18 Cute Cookware Pieces That Are Functional, Yet Double as Decor

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Photo: 6ixth Sense / Image Treatment: The Spruce

Whether you’re an Ina Garten superfan or so-so at scrambling eggs, quality cookware is a household must. Whipping up dinner in a scratched pan that’s impossible to clean is no fun. Instead, invest in new cute cookware pieces that can double as decor—especially important if you lack kitchen cabinet space.

As utilitarian as cookware is, there’s no reason it can’t double as decor and sit pretty on your stovetop. Need proof? Here are 18 of our favorite cute cookware pieces, from Dutch ovens to frying pans to entire sets—all worthy of being on display in your kitchen.

Golden Rabbit Dutch Oven

 Golden Rabbit Enamelware - Cobalt Swirl Pattern


Add this cobalt blue Dutch oven to your stovetop, and here’s hoping you’ll offer to host more dinner parties, both to show it off and put it to good use. The swirl pattern is a showstopper, and the hand-dipped enamel finish can withstand extreme temperatures for all kinds of recipes. No need to put your dinner guests on dishwashing duty either; it’s dishwasher safe.

6ixth Sense Better Finger Low Oval Casserole

Better Finger Low Oval Casserole

6ixth Sense

Not a fan of casserole? One look at this low oval dish will have you whipping out all your grandmother’s casserole recipes. Cookware doesn’t get much cuter than this pastel dish from Better Finger. It works with all heat sources, and has a versatile shape and size that makes it a perfect fit for all kinds of meals.

Klee Enameled Cast Iron Pans

Klee Enameled Cast Iron Pan


Break out your favorite cookbooks—you’ll need plenty of excuses to use this set of three cast iron dishes, each in a beautifully bright primary color. Use these to roast vegetables, bake a lasagna, broil a steak, or whatever else your recipe calls for.

Our Place Home Cook Duo

What’s better than a cute cookware piece? A cute cookware set. With their versatile sizes and ingenious design, this duo from Our Place can replace a variety of pots and pans taking up space in your kitchen—with just two pieces. You don’t need a stock pot and a Dutch oven, as well as a spoon rest and a colander when you have this set. Whether you’re baking, braising, straining, boiling, or pouring, these two pieces can accomplish it all, allowing you to do more with less.

Great Jones Little Hottie

Little Hottie

Great Jones

The sweet-as-can-be pattern, which is available in four bright hues, would be a delightful addition to a dinner table, no matter what you serve in it. This dish is made from ceramic stoneware, which is not only scratch- and stain-resistant, but ultra easy to clean and oven-, dishwasher-, freezer-, and microwave-safe too.

The Pioneer Woman Breezy Blossom Enamel-on-Steel 12-Quart Stock Pot

The Pioneer Woman Breezy Blossom Enamel-on-Steel 12-Quart Stock Pot


Channel an ounce of the Pioneer Woman’s casual country style of cooking with her floral stock pot. This 12-quart pot is made with a durable enamel-on-steel construction, comes in five colors, and has a budget-friendly price tag too. We have a feeling your favorite soups, stocks, and even corn on the cob will taste better when whipped up in this pot.

Kirkland's Home Sky Blue Nonstick 7-pc. Cookware Set

Kirkland's Home

Kirkland's Home

Quality cookware can be costly, but here’s proof it doesn’t have to be. This seven-piece set is a comprehensive collection of cookware and includes a Dutch oven with a lid, a saucepan and a coordinating lid, a frying pan, a serving spoon, and a slotted spatula—all for $110. The toughest decision may be narrowing down which of the three cute colors to buy. Will it be sky blue, mint green, or magenta?

Kline Everything Pan

Kline Everything Pan


There’s a reason this design from Kilne is called The Everything Pan. It truly does, well, everything. Choose from three colors (white, black, or green), then feel confident that you made a solid purchase since it’s lightweight, durable, non-stick, and non-toxic. It’s sustainably produced in Italy and dishwasher safe, too—what’s not to like?

East Fork Kaico Enamelware Pot

Kaico Enamelware Pot

East Fork

No need to hide this pretty pot in a cabinet; it deserves to be seen by all on your cooktop. This minimalist design, made in Japan with enameled steel with two handles at the sides and a maple handle on top, is intended to last for—get this—life. Here’s betting you’ll be putting this pot to good use.

Material The Coated Pan

The Coated Pan


Copper is a cookware favorite since it heats up quickly and evenly, but (until now) was infamously expensive and difficult to take care of. Not so with Material’s The Coated Pan, which features a five-ply copper core and a nonstick coating. It’s built to last for years, never warping or scorching, with a handle that stays cool. Bonus: it’s dishwasher-safe too.

Emile Henry Round Dutch Oven,Burgundy,2.6 Qt.

Round Dutch Oven

Emile Henry

Standout cookware doesn’t get more classic than this fire engine red Dutch oven from Emile Henry. Made in France, this beautiful ceramic piece can be used on all types of stove tops as well as in a traditional oven. It’s also easy to clean, especially since it’s dishwasher-safe. After a run through the dishwasher, place it back on your stovetop so all your guests can compliment it. 

Berghoff Ron Cast Iron Saucepan

Berghoff Ron Cast Iron Saucepan

Williams Sonoma

Not only is this sweet saucepan pretty, but it’s practical. Since it’s cast iron, it’ll keep your sauce warm longer than other pans, and it features a pouring lip that prevents dripping. Choose between the black version or a pale mint color—either would be a classic addition to your cookware. It’s an investment piece, but one you’ll enjoy cooking with for years to come.

GreenPan Reserve 10-Piece Nonstick Cookware Set



If you’re looking to overhaul your entire cookware collection, finally retiring the hand-me-downs you received in college, consider a chic set like this 10-piece one from GreenPan. It’s available in three colorways—navy, Bordeaux, or sesame—and includes one of everything you’ll need to create memorable meals. Best yet, every piece is dishwasher-safe.

Our Place Oven Pan

Oven Pan

Our Place

Our Place’s Oven Pan is a true delight, with a reusable checkerboard patterned parchment alternative that comes in many colors. Its versatility knows no bounds either, since it’s equally great for roasting, baking, and grilling. Weekly meal prep will never be more fun.

East Fork Staub Covered Fish Pan

Staub Covered Fish Pan

East Fork

Imagine your dinner guests’ delight when you lift the lid on this elegant matte black pan to reveal a whole fish. Made of heavyweight cast iron, it makes roasting fish a breeze no matter how you want to prepare it—in the oven, on the grill, or on a stovetop. It’s pricey, but worth the investment if you’re serious about your fish dinners.

Staub Green 0.5 Quart Ceramic Artichoke Cocotte Pot

Staub Green 0.5 Quart Ceramic Artichoke Cocotte Pot

Kathy Kuo Home

This artichoke cocotte pot is bound to become a dinnertime favorite, no matter what you’re serving in it. It’s safe for the oven, microwave, freezer, and dishwasher, though it’s best to hand wash this one. Since it’s petite, when you’re not using it to cook, consider keeping it on your countertop and filling it with bite-sized treats.

Caraway Mini Fry Pan

Mini Fry Pan


Whether you’re frying a single egg, warming up a tortilla, or whipping up another of your favorite recipes, Caraway’s Mini Fry Pan is bound to come in handy over and over—especially if you mostly cook for one to two. It comes in a variety of colors, both classic neutrals and bright hues, and measures just eight inches in diameter. Since it’s designed with a non-toxic ceramic coating, this pan makes both cooking and cleaning a breeze.

de Buyer Mini Copper Saucepan

Mini Copper Saucepan

de Buyer 

This petite pan is pure luxury, perfect for serving anything on the saucy side. Composed of 90 percent copper and 10 percent stainless steel, it heats up fast and evenly—a must for quality cooking. The lid is equally as impressive, with a beautifully bulbous handle. Take this straight from the cooktop to the dinner table, since it deserves to be shown off.

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