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Old 09-05-2013, 11:51 AM   #3651
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@Andy - Brat.
I prefer "Jerk!"
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Old 09-05-2013, 11:52 AM   #3652
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:30 PM   #3653
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Alix, how much was it worth to you? Bet you could find something here:

visions cookware | eBay
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:58 PM   #3654
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Alix, I have never had the experience of using the Vision Cookware. What made it so special?
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:24 PM   #3655
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CG, I DID find a replacement! Thanks for that.

Addie, Visions is made by Pyrex/Corningware. Its a glass type material and it is extremely durable most of the time. It isn't like pyrex in that you can put it on direct heat without it exploding. It can go from freezer to oven or stovetop. It can go in the microwave etc. It holds heat really well and heats up very quickly so you have to be careful not to scorch whatever you're cooking, but its pretty awesome stuff. I grew up using it and prefer it to stainless steel cookware. I used to have an entire set. Dutch oven, roaster, 3L saucepan, 2L saucepan and a little tiny one. I've broken each piece slowly but surely over the last 25 years. That 3L saucepan was indispensible though. It was my potato pot, my pasta pot, my EVERYTHING. I can make do with other stuff, but not without that.
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:31 PM   #3656
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But when it shatters, it SHATTERS! Into a million pieces. I dropped the cover to my Visions DO many Thanksgivings ago, what a mess, I think I'm still finding shards.
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:34 PM   #3657
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Mine have never shattered (whew!), mine have usually been victim to someone dropping something heavy into them while they are soaking in the sink waiting to get moved to the dishwasher.

I've broken one right in half once. That was cool - NOT. And the dutch oven was full of frozen turkey soup and I dropped the whole danged thing on the deck when the dog sideswiped my knees. Lost that whole batch of soup AND the DO!
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:38 PM   #3658
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CG, I DID find a replacement! Thanks for that.
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:47 PM   #3659
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I think my snit must have been fairly epic because when I started telling Ken what happened and what it would cost to replace them he just said, "get what you want dear" and left the house. Wise man.

I bought a new DO, and a new 3L visions. They are being processed for shipping right now. I ALSO went out and found myself a 3L stainless steel version so I can actually make dinner tonight! LOL! I feel sooooo much better. Gotta love retail therapy.
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