Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [glass]

The tag has no usage guidance.

37
votes
3answers
10k views

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 ...
8
votes
4answers
21k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
598 views

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.
4
votes
1answer
192 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
229 views

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". ...
8
votes
2answers
665 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
83 views

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, ...
7
votes
5answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
16
votes
5answers
70k views

Why must the oven be preheated for a Pyrex glass pan?

This Pyrex glass safety label says "Always preheat oven". Any idea why?
3
votes
2answers
327 views

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 ...
9
votes
3answers
16k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
506 views

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 ...
9
votes
3answers
49k views

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. ...
5
votes
5answers
27k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
990 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
39k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
584 views

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?
18
votes
3answers
33k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
14k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Which is better, baking in glass or metal?

How does baking in glass differ from Baking in metal?
5
votes
6answers
19k views

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 ...
4
votes
8answers
48k views

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 ...
5
votes
5answers
19k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
3
votes
5answers
34k views

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 ...
6
votes
9answers
195k views

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): ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
59k views

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 ...
13
votes
6answers
138k views

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?
15
votes
16answers
80k views

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?
10
votes
4answers
21k views

Baking in Glass Loaf Pan

Do you have to adjust oven temperature and cooking time when cooking in glass loaf pans? My Ricotta Pound cake never seemed to get done in the middle (took another 10 minutes beyond recommended ...