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Pyrex 4 Qt. Oblong Baking Dish with Cover

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Pyrex 4 Qt. Oblong Baking Dish with Cover

Pyrex glass bakeware/cookware is a must have for any serious kitchen. Each individual piece can be used for baking, cooking, microwaving, serving, and storage.

Features:

  • Red plastic cover
  • Made in USA
  • Color: Clear
  • Distressed: No
  • Powder Coated Finish: No
  • Gloss Finish: No

Product Details:

  • Material: Glass; Plastic
  • Product Warranty: 2 year limited

Dimensions:

  • Overall: 2.75" H x 17.625" W x 11.125" D
  • Overall Product Weight: 5.4lbs

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Pyrex 4 Qt. Oblong Baking Dish with Cover

Weights & Dimensions

  • Overall: 2.75" H x 17.625" W x 11.125" D
  • Overall Product Weight: 5.4lbs

Features

Product Type: Baking and Roasting DishesMaterial: Glass; Plastic
Number of Items Included: 2Non Toxic: Yes
Scratch Resistant: YesStain Resistant: Yes
Rust Resistant: YesWarp Resistant: Yes
Tarnish Resistant: YesShape: Rectangular
Handles: YesLid Included: Yes
  • Number of Lids: 1
Microwave Safe: YesRefrigerator Safe: Yes
Freezer Safe: YesCountry of Manufacture: United States

Warranty

Product Warranty: 2 year limited 

About the Manufacturer

It is estimated that nearly 75 percent of all U.S. households own PYREX products. Just as Kleenex® tissue has defined quality paper tissue and Thermos® container has defined quality thermal vacuum containers, PYREX is an American product that has defined quality, heat-resistant bakeware, prepware and serveware to several generations. When asked to name a glass bakeware brand, consumers most often reply "PYREX" products.

Back in the early 1900's, Corning Glass Works was working on a request from the railroads to produce lantern glass that would not break when the hot glass was struck by rain or snow. In response to this request, Corning developed globes made from low-expansion glass that could withstand the abuses of weathering and handling which readily broke the flint glass globes. Ironically, the shatterproof lantern globes generated were so good that Corning's managers witnessed a decline in sales of replacement globes. This super-tough "fire glass", as it was called, was resistant to temperature fluctuations, chemical corrosion and even breakage.

In July 1913, a series of events involving Bessie Littleton, the wife of the company's newest scientist, forced Corning managers to focus their attention on the consumer venture. Apparently, Mrs. Littleton had used a Guernsey brand casserole only twice when it fractured in the oven. Knowing the strength of the glass her husband worked with on a daily basis, she implored him to bring home a substitute from the Corning Glass Works plant. He returned the next evening with the bottoms of two sawed-off battery jars made from low-expansion glasses. Mrs. Littleton cooked a sponge cake in one of the surrogate baking dishes. She noted several remarkable findings: • The cooking time was shorter • The cake did not stick to the glass; it was easy to remove with little adhesion • The cake was unusually uniform • The flavor of the cake did not remain in the dish after washing • She could watch the cake bake and know it was done by looking at the underside.

Mr. Littleton brought his wife's creation to work the following day. Laboratory researchers inspected the cake, which was a "remarkable uniform shade of brown all over." The men deemed it delicious and very well baked. Thus began a two-year process to perfect this new invention. The notion of baking in glass was a whole new concept to the public. In 1915, a wondrous new line of "glass dishes for baking" appeared in the nation's hardware, department and china stores. On May 18, 1915, Boston department store Jordan Marsh placed the first PYREX bakeware order.

Sold under the PYREX® trademark, this transparent ovenware seemed to be the perfect material, for it was "swift, clean, and economical." Ordinary glassware easily chipped, cracked and broke. PYREX glass was different. This bakeware was not only sturdy, it was nearly unbreakable, eliminating the hassle and cost of replacement. (The durability factor would become even more important as resources grew scarce during the Great Depression and World War II.)

Pyrex 4 Qt. Oblong Baking Dish with Cover

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    01/27/2015
      5.0

    Fantastic Baking Dish for Large Casseroles

    from Axton, VA – Verified Buyer

    This is a great baking dish to use for those casseroles that 9 x 12s are never large enough to hold the entire recipe. That's always been frustrating to me! It's also good for freezing. Simply place a sheet of plastic wrap tightly over the casserole and then seal it with the lid or aluminum foil.

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    03/03/2015
      5.0

    Ready for some cooking

    from Glenside, PA – Verified Buyer– Top 500 Reviewer

    Very nice quality and great for so many recipes. Having a lid is a win win situation!

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    08/18/2014
      5.0

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    from OH – Verified Buyer– Top 50 Reviewer

    This is exactly what the description says. It is a practical purchase that I use all the time.

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