Articles for tag: Stoneware

Pfaltzgraff Tea Rose Platter

Along with a couple sets of Corelle dinnerware and a set of bone china dishes, I also own a near complete set of Pfaltzgraff Tea Rose dishes. Several years ago I bought the Platter to match the dinnerware. Pfaltzgraff sells many pieces to compliment the basic set of dishes. About Pfaltzgraff In the 1800’s the ...

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Baking on Stoneware

The ancient Chinese were the first to transform clay into durable stone-like material by firing it in kilns reaching temperatures of 2,000ºF. The resulting material is what we currently refer to as stoneware. Since ancient times, stoneware has been highly regarded as a fantastic material for baking foods. It gradually develops a durable nonstick surface, ...

A Historical Look at the Beer Stein

The common material for making beer mugs before 1892 was stone, or stoneware. The 1892 Oktoberfest brought the introduction of the beer glass or the beer mug made of glass. Even though, the name Stein, the German abbreviation for stoneware, has been thought of to mean generally any robust vessel beer enthusiasts use to drink ...

The Art of Collecting Red Wing Stoneware

Red Wing is an old and prestigious pottery manufacture. It has been in business since 1868 to 1967. Stoneware is still sold under the Red Wing label. The pottery produced by Red Wing both old and new is very collectible. There is a special way of estimating the value of some antique and new Red ...

Collecting Pottery 101

One of the best collectibles for those of us who love brightly colored dish ware is pottery collections. It takes a while to educate you of the variety and type of pottery available. It can be a very expensive hobby if you collect hard to find or antique pottery. It can be an inexpensive hobby ...

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How to Clean and Care for Stoneware

Stoneware is heavy dishware that is exceptionally sturdy, and it comes in many different patterns and styles. With proper care it can last a lifetime. Consider the following information on how to clean and care for stoneware, and keep it free from stains and looking like new for years to come. Precautions The base of ...

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Using and Caring for Stoneware

My favorite cookware is stoneware. I have several pieces: a round pizza stone, two large bar pans from Pampered Chef, a loaf pan, and a muffin pan. I use them all the time! Since I bought my stoneware, I haven’t used metal or glass bakeware at all! Stoneware is unique – it’s a bit different ...

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Picking Out the Best Every Day Dishes

When you are starting out you have to think of everything you will need for your table. Most of us are on a budget when we get our first apartment, but you can still purchase dinnerware that reflects your personality and room style. There are many plastic sets and lower quality glass sets that might ...

What to Consider When Buying a Crockpot

Millions of Americans use crockpots to prepare meals. Crockpots are also commonly known or sold as slow cookers. Whatever name you choose to use, there are a large number of crockpots available for purchase. If you have never owned a crockpot before then you may be wondering which type of crockpot you should purchase. When ...