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What is the laziest way to clean pyrex baking pans or avoid the process with chicken?

I like baked chicken, but I do not like cleaning wee dots of baked-on splatter from borosilicate glass dish corners .. what alternatives exist which minimize my cleaning labor here? I'm aware of ...
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Glass pan for sourdough?

Can I successfully use a lidded round glass baking dish do to bake a sourdough bread? I have not made sourdough before. Just need to know if I really need to buy a cast iron dutch oven for this.
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How can I assure even heat distribution in a glass bundt pan with a closed tube?

Have a beautiful borosilicate glass bundt pan with which I have had mixed results when baking. My Kugelhopfs and babkas turn out well sometimes and so do other bundts like the Apple Dapple cake etc.. ...
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Clear vs tinted glass bakeware

There has been at least one question regarding baking differences between light and dark metal baking pans, and metal vs glass. Is the difference between clear and tinted glass bakeware the same as ...
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Glass pot on glass top stove

I have a lovely glass double boiler which I would love to use on my glass cooktop. Cooktop already has scratches so that doesn't worry me, but will my pot break if I use it?
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How do you get burned wood off of a glass stovetop?

I accidentally set a cork trivet on fire on top of my glass stovetop the other week, and it's left behind a gray burned on spot that feels different to the touch. I can't figure out how to get it off; ...
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Is it safe to heat a sauce pan containing a glass bowl over an electric cooktop?

I screenshot 0:16. Won't the heat damage, shatter or explode the glass bowl? I'm not affiliated with that YouTube channel "missevabakes".
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How can I get these stains off my glass stove top?

I have this glass stove with stains on it. I've tried baking soda, 15 minutes and a wet cloth but nothing happened. I don't even know what kind of stains they are! Could I please get some help?
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Maximum oven temperature for glass cookware

Is there a maximum safe temperature for cooking with a glass casserole dish in an oven? Got some Dutch ovens on the bottom rack at 240C (450F) and wondering if I dare put a Pyrex dish on the top rack ...
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Glass bowl safe in pressure cooker?

I have this Anchor Hocking glass bowl that I am thinking of using in my pressure cooker, curious if its safe or not? I used it in the microwave no issues. I plan to throw some chicken in it with no ...
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Is a borosilicate glass pot safe to use on a gas burner stovetop?

I've seen similar questions about Pyrex, but as I understand it Pyrex manufactured in the United States is now made from tempered soda-lime glass, so I am not asking about that. UPDATE: To address a ...
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Can I reheat meal in pyrex-like glassware on vitro ceramic stove? [duplicate]

I have this delicious dish with gravy I did yesterday, and the rest is still in the pyrex-like oven proof glassware used to cook it. Can I "cheat" and quickly reheat directly on my vitro ceramic ...
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Does the oven door need to be toughened glass?

The glass door of my oven toaster and grill has broken. Can I use a thick glass (not toughened/tempered) in its place?
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Glass still safe after boil-off?

I accidentally let all the water boil off in my standard glass kettle (if it matters, it's a Medelco WK112 OneAll Stovetop Whistling Kettle). It didn't crack, and cleaned up fine. But might there be ...
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How to safely reuse glass bottles to store oils

I like to reuse glass bottles and jars in my kitchen in order to create less waste. Recently, I bought a large quantity of olive oil which I would like to use by pouring some of it in an empty 500ml ...
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How to make sure that I do not break the glass bowl in a double boiler?

I used a glass bowl as a double boiler for making scrambled eggs and it broke. I know that rapid cooling and heating caused glass to break. for some reason I thought the thick glass bowl would not ...
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What is this glass object for?

I inherited a bar set. It has a wide variety of glassware, all of which I recognize except this piece The bottom portion holds a 1/2 cup. There is a small hole connecting the top and bottom. The top ...
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Can I take a glass baking dish from the fridge and put it in a hot oven?

I have a glass baking dish my husband put together a meatloaf in it last night and put it in the fridge. Can I put it right in the hot oven? I think no so I have had it sitting on the kitchen table ...
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Can Soda Lime glass handle hot liquid? (Like tea, soup, etc.)

Can Soda Lime glass handle storage of hot liquid? Like tea, soup, hot chocolate, etc.
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Glass drink dispenser for vinegar long term storage?

I presently buy both White Vinegar (containing acetic acid 5%) and Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) in bulk, at five litres at a time. I go through the White Vinegar in about three weeks, while the ACV takes ...
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Glass bottle thickness ratings

I notice that the popular Bormioli Rocco stoppered glass bottles have numbers on the bottom. Some higher quality ones I have are numbered "18" and some more recently bought ones have the number "14". ...
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The glass door on my convection oven broke. Can I still use it?

I have a KitchenAid microwave + convection oven combination. I was cooking a pie (350F), and this happened: The inner glass shattered; the outer glass and all other parts seem fine. I'm getting a ...
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How to avoid vegetables sticking on heat-resistant glass dish?

Sometimes I cook vegetables + fruits in a heat-resistant glass dish (yena/jena/pyrex, -40-300 Celsius degrees). I cut them into small pieces (carrots, potatoes, parsnip, mushrooms, onion, quince, ...
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Baking in drinking glasses -- heat vs. logo paint, other issues

I've made this chocolate Guinness cake (Nigella Lawson) before. It's delicious and looks good. But it would look even better baked in pint glasses (or half pint). It's a moist, slow-baking cake so ...
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Can I pasteurize milk in a jam jar?

The InstantPot manual says that I can use a bottle or container to make yogurt. It says to first pasteurize the milk (using the steam function to heat it to at least 180F/83C) then cool to 115F/46C ...
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Can I use this Ikea glassware on stove top?

In particular, this VARDAGEN Glass Bowl. It's almost a quarter inch thick, feels heavy and solid, wonder if anyone has tried. Nothing fancy, just boil and soup kind of thing. I figure it's ...
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Why must the oven be preheated for a Pyrex glass pan?

This Pyrex glass safety label says "Always preheat oven". Any idea why?
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What is the purpose of this footed glassware with a large round bowl and a decorative handle?

I inherited a very large collection of glassware, most of it I recognised, some very esoteric (specific vessels for specific kinds of alcohol etc). I've been able to identify and understand the ...
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Why do milk products stay fresh longer when stored in glass?

Over the years I have noticed that when I buy milk in glass bottles it will stay fresh-tasting longer than milk bought in plastic jugs or paperboard cartons. This includes other milk products such as ...
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Cooking qualities between Glass and metal pans

I have this recipe that is of the cake family. The base is canola oil and sugar. Whenever I cook this pan in a square glass pan it cooks perfectly. However, when I use metal pan it doesn't cook ...
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Glass Dish Baking Temparature

Generally I have heard that most recipes are designed for baking in metal dishes. I have also heard that glass will get hotter than metal, and thus I should cook it at a lower temperature for longer. ...
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Kimchi in Mason Jars -- Too Sealed?

I recently mixed 8 quarts of kimchi. I stuffed my cabbage into 8, 1-quart Mason Jars. I left the typical buffer space (about 1-inch) below the lid. I told someone else that I had jarred the kimchi in ...
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Pyrex glass round casserole safety in high temperature

I want to know can I use Pyrex glass round casserole as a safe cookware on gas burner? Does this cookware release toxic chemical in high temp? I only worried about toxic compounds and not about ...
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Can I use normal household glass items to steam cook inside pots?

I have normal glass kitchenware, like glass rice bowls and glass cups. Can I use these for steam cooking? Example stuff to cook: steamed veggies steamed pieces of chicken meat maybe use a glass cup ...
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If I use a diffuser will I be able to use a pressure cooker to can food on my glass top stove?

I have a glass top stove and just purchased an All American pressure cooker/canner. It's very heavy and will hold 7 quarts or 19 pints. If I use a diffuser will I be able to use my stove to can food?
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Where can I buy borosilicate (Pyrex) bakeware in the U.S.?

Because of the shattering dangers of the apparently inferior lime glass that Pyrex uses for manufacturing in the U.S. as exposed by Consumer Reports, I'd like to replace my Pyrex with borosilicate ...
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Glass cooktop safety

I recently had a grease fire on my glass cooktop. thankfully I had a B/C class fire extinguisher handy but now I'm worried that my cooktop is no longer safe to use. does anybody have any advice for ...
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Cleaning a tea pot

I have read somewhere (don't remember where, long time ago) that tea enthusiasts clean their tea pots only with water and without soap. Additionally they only rinse it and don't use a scrub to remove ...
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Which is better, baking in glass or metal?

How does baking in glass differ from Baking in metal?
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Does a double walled glass mug really keep the liquid warm?

I saw some double walled glass mugs like this one and I am wondering if that really works in keeping the liquid warm. If not, is it just for the looks and marketing spin? Is there a vacuum between ...
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Can I use microwave turntable glass plate in convection mode?

I bought a Singer SMW25GCQ6 model microwave oven. It has convection and grill features. For baking cakes and for grilling we don't use the glass turntable plate since we thought it could cause the ...
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Why are red wine glasses wider than white wine glasses?

I understand that one of the important aspects of a wine glass is that it has smaller opening at the top, which is going to help concentrate the aromas. But why are glasses for red wine generally ...
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Bar ware - What kind of glass is this?

I'm trying to purchase some of these cocktail/martini glasses, but I can not find a name for them. If you search martini, you get a traditional martini glass (straight sides). If you search for a ...
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Can I roast in glass?

All, Recently we moved house, and took it as an excuse to ditch a bunch of old and dying roasting pans. We kept some glass trays (suitable for cooking in) though, and have ended up using them for ...
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What kind of cookware is suitable for a glass ceramic stovetop?

I have a glass ceramic stove surface. I need to buy some cookware, but I'm not sure what kind I need to buy. The manual has the following opinions about what cookware I should use (paraphrased): ...
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Should I polish a cast iron pan for use on a glass cooktop?

There was a question asked here about using cast iron on glass top ranges. In the responses, there was a link to an article about cast iron equipment. Here is a quote. There is also an almost ...
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How to separate two jammed-together measuring cups?

I have two Pyrex measuring jugs (this type) that have got jammed together, one inside the other, I'm looking for suggestions on how to separate them again. I've already tried washing-up liquid ...
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Can microwave safe glass vessels be used in an electric oven?

Can microwave safe glass vessels be used in an electric oven? I have this oven: http://www.cromaretail.com/Bajaj-28-Litres-2800TMC-Oven-Toaster-Grill-%28White%29-pc-469-468.aspx I just checked and ...
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Is pyrex safe to use on a gas burner?

There seems to be conflicting views on whether a pyrex dish can be used on a gas burner. Can anybody here provide a definitive answer?
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What is the best way to open a tightly fitted lid of a jar?

Help! I need to get a jar of pasta sauce open but can't seem to budge it. I've tried using a dishtowel, and running it under hot water, but the lid is still stuck. What else can I do to open this jar?
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