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Can a vintage Pyrex Percolator be safely used on a glass top electric stove with a heat difusser?

I have been looking for a vintage Pyrex Glass Percolator. I have a glass top range, can I safely use one with a diffusser? I have heard conflicting answers to this question.
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Microwave Oven Rust -Does it affect FOOD cooked in it (hurt us?)

Can anyone tell me if there is a toxicity effect on food cooked in a microwave oven with rust along the edges inside the microwave itself??
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Safe to use pot that has a scratch inside?

My pot has a scratch in it, is it still safe to use? I attached a picture of the scratch
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Are trace amounts of lead in seasoned bakeware safe?

I want to order a custom-cut steel plate to use like baking steel in the oven, and I read that in common raw steels the trace amount of lead can get up to 0.36%. If I season the steel like I would ...
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Cold / cooked pasta safe to eat?

If I cook a pan full of pasta and then put it in the fridge, is it safe to eat it cold over the space of several days? I'm all about the convenience and don't want to have to rely on putting boiling ...
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Hot rock cooking - type of rock required

For many years now it has been fashionable to cook your food on a 'hot rock' in restaurants. What is the rock that is used? I live in an area where volcanic rock is available (on the side of the ...
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Gas Cooking Hob

We are looking to buy a home (flat) in the coming months. We have a strong preference for a gas cooking hob but have found that most of the new developments have electric cooking hobs. We have heard ...
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How do I find a commercial kitchen?

Was wondering if you had any go to resources for finding a commercial kitchen that is suitable for producing food for the public (licensed, insured, inspected, etc)? I searched around this site but ...
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Is it safe to reuse steamer water?

My youngest is a fussy eater, and we have problems getting him to eat vegetables. Recently we've tried using a wide steamer and he likes it, because its wide enough to keep all the carrots from ...
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Will coated chicken fry up ok if not fried right away?

Will coated chicken fry up okay after keeping in the frig for an hour?
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How do you avoid getting burnt by hot oil?

I find myself getting hit too much by boiling oil. Even when I keep my face really far from the pan it hits me. Are there any general guidelines or best practices to avoid getting hit by boiling oil?