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Old 12-19-2010, 08:14 AM   #11
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I suspect that the cookware may have silver coating on the glass... is there?
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:36 PM   #12
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I'm just wondering why some Pyrex explode. For me, there's no problem at all, I'm using it for 5 years already and never encounter any problem. :)
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:10 PM   #13
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shopping for a cheesecake pan. found one with a glass bottom. has anyone ever used one? it is a bit pricey. sure would look good to serve though. comments please.
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:25 PM   #14
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shopping for a cheesecake pan. found one with a glass bottom. has anyone ever used one? it is a bit pricey. sure would look good to serve though. comments please.

I see no point in spending extra for a glass bottomed springform pan.
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:09 PM   #15
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andy, i understand that it is not necessary. wanted to know if it worked well. i am in the market for a pan. the bottom to my old one got left at a pot luck, never to be seen again. the spring on it was getting hinkey anyway.
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:57 PM   #16
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andy, i understand that it is not necessary. wanted to know if it worked well. i am in the market for a pan. the bottom to my old one got left at a pot luck, never to be seen again. the spring on it was getting hinkey anyway.

I understand, babe. I have no experience with a glass bottomed pan. Did you have issues with yours that make you think the glass one would be better?

I have two springforms and have had no issues with either.
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:41 PM   #17
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I've never had a problem, but the stuff I use is older than many people here. I can't even begin to guess how many times I've used it.
I once had a piece of expensive Pampered Chef stoneware crack in the not pre heated oven, holding a company casserole. Pampered Chef wouldn't replace it, so that was the end of them for me.
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Old 01-09-2011, 09:37 PM   #18
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I understand, babe. I have no experience with a glass bottomed pan. Did you have issues with yours that make you think the glass one would be better?

I have two springforms and have had no issues with either.
i have had trouble getting the crust to slice. the last one i made i sprayed the pan and that worked. no real issues, just thought since i need one, i would go for a prettier presentation.
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:40 AM   #19
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I'm just wondering why some Pyrex explode. For me, there's no problem at all, I'm using it for 5 years already and never encounter any problem. :)
A Pyrex usually explodes when it is very hot and you place it on a cold surface, or when you take it out of the oven and the room temperature is very cold. It could also explode when it is very hot on the stove and you pour cold water in it.
So to prevent it's explosion it should not be in contact with any cold thing immediately after getting it out of the oven.
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:39 PM   #20
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OMG now I'm scared to put my most loved baking tray in the oven, because it is glass!
I've never have it cracked or explode on me, but this is scary, cause it seems like it actually does happen quiet often judging by the response in this thread!
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