Made in USA •Comfortable easy-to-use measuring cup is made with an ergonomically designed handle and easy-to-read red markers •Made in the USA of ultra-durable, non-porous glass; won't absorb odors, flavors, or stains, nor will it impart them •Has a 2-cup capacity, great for most basic recipes •Renowned Pyrex glass measuring cups are fantastic prep tools in any kitchen •Dishwasher safe, yet best to wash by hand since, over time, dishwashers can affect measurement markers
rolfecms said: In for one of the 1 quarts. Thanks op!
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posted: Jun. 15, 2014 @ 11:34a
Are these constructed of the good-guy glass that won't explode? I recall reading that many quality glass manufactorers swapped to less expensive -- also less quality -- glass in recent years.
posted: Jun. 17, 2014 @ 3:44p
These are NOT borosilicate glass, as Pyrex used to be made with in the US. The Europeans still get the good glass, but our corporate overlords have borked us once again.
posted: Jun. 17, 2014 @ 9:27p
Only just discovered that the Pyrex brand name was sold a decade ago, to a company that decided to drop the original glass formulation. So this isn't borosilicate glass anymore!
posted: Jun. 17, 2014 @ 11:42p
It's true the Corning sold the brand but not entirely true that this prompted the switch to soda lime glass. At least some Pyrex has been made from tempered soda lime glass for many decades. http://www.snopes.com/food/warnings/pyrex.asp
There are trade offs and it's not quite as simple as saying one is better. Borosilicate is better at handling temperature changes, but soda lime glass can hold up better to impacts.
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