How to Use Oven Safe Glass Bakeware

There are plenty of urban myths concerning the breakage of Pyrex or Anchor Hocking glass bakeware. Hopefully this article will help dispel some of those myths. While breakage may occur, it is highly unlikely, especially if you follow the manufacturer directions included on every the label. Read the label and follow the directions before using any product. Below are some tips on how to use this oven-safe heat tempered glassware.

Steps

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    Remember this type of glassware is for oven or microwave use only.
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    Do not use this bakeware to broil or cook on the stove top.
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    Do not use the glassware on the grill or barbecue grill.
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    Preheat the oven before using the glassware.
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    Do not bake in oven temperatures over 425 °F (218 °C) when using Anchor bakeware.
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    Do not add liquids to a hot pan.
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    Do not use the bakeware under a microwave browning element.
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    Add the liquid to the pan before adding the ingredients.
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    Always place the hot pan on an oven mitt or cloth towel.
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    Do not microwave popcorn in the oven-safe glassware.
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    Pour in enough liquid in the pan before microwaving. The dish should not be empty or nearly empty.
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    Do not overheat liquid in the baking pan or glass cookware.
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    Thaw the main dish before placing it in the oven, if using Anchor glassware. Pyrex makes no mention of this but it might be wise to follow the safety tips given by Anchor.
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    Do not use glass bakeware that has been dropped or been heavily struck by cooking utensils.
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    Do not use the glass bakeware if it's chipped, cracked, scratched or broken.
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    Clean glass bakeware using a nylon scrubber.
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    Clean the glass bakeware using a non-abrasive cleaning product.
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    Always read and follow the label directions before using any product.

Warnings

  • Manufacturer instructions take precedence over the directions given in this article. It is your responsibility to read the instructions before using any product including bakeware.

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