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How to prevent Pyrex glass dish from exploding

How to prevent Pyrex glass dish from exploding

Exploding Pyrex? I didn’t realize this was a thing, but apparently it can be, particularly in the U.S. where Pyrex glass manufacturing ingredients are different for some reason (regulation?) from European products. Below is frugality guru Clark Howard‘s account of what happened to him and his family. He doesn’t provide any advice in the video, just a description of the aftermath. Below the video is some advice on how to reduce the chances of your Pyrex glassware shattering like Clark’s. This advice comes mostly from the makers of Pyrex via Epicurious.

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Clever food preparation tips

Clever food preparation tips

Found some cool cooking tips on buzzfeed. Below are my favorites.

Freeze grapes to chill a glass or wine without watering it down.

Put wooden spoon across a boiling pot of water to prevent it from boiling over.

Corn chips are great kindling for starting a fire (due to oil I would think).

Use dental floss to cut cake, soft cheese, and other soft foods.

Turn bread upside down and cut it from the soft bottom.

Use shell of Pistachio nut to open (insert & twist) a hard-to-open nut.