Chrome Cooling Rack

By Helen Rosner

Published on October 17, 2012

In the two years that I've had this Chicago Metallic cookie cooling rack in my kitchen, I've probably used it a good fifty times. Of those uses, maybe two have actually been to cool cookies—instead, I pair this infinitely useful metal grid with a jelly-roll pan of matching dimensions to make a roasting workhorse. Into the oven the magic duo goes for crisping prosciutto, roasting cubes of butternut squash, caramelizing bacon-wrapped dates, dehydrating tomatoes, and a million other on-the-fly uses. And after being banged around, burned-upon, and (on one memorable occasion) left for half a day in an accidentally-still-on oven, it still cleans to a polish as bright as the day I brought it home.

Chicago Metallic Chrome Cooling Rack, $9.00 at

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