Chicago Cutlery® Blog | Grilling Tools: Three Knives for Cutting Meat

Among the fiery battles over barbecue—charcoal vs. gas, vinegar-based vs. tomato-based sauce, dry rub vs. marinade—there is one thing that can’t be argued about: the importance of using the correct knives when preparing and serving your meat. Use the wrong one and you’ll damage the food, or worse, [...]

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Baker’s Secret® Blog | Ask Klara: What Food Are You Thankful for?

It’s the time of year when we try to slow down from the hectic demands of life to think about the things we are thankful for. Health, family, friends and happiness often top that list. Add to it food! It seems only natural to reflect on food finds we’re thankful for. We sat down with [...]

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Chicago Cutlery® | Get a Grip on Professional-Grade DesignPro™ Knives

Professional-Grade DesignPro™ Knives Despite our strongest wannabe aspirations, odds are most of us will never cook quite like an Iron Chef. But you still can chop and cut veggies like a seasoned top chef—quickly and precisely, with control and confidence—thanks to Chicago Cutlery® DesignPro™ knives. Like all Chicago Cutlery products, the DesignPro series of six [...]

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Baker’s Secret® | History of Bakeware Founded in Chicago

The Secrets Behind Baker’s Secret Brand The secret? Great baking doesn’t have to be hard! With the right tools, any baker can gain the confidence to make tempting cakes, cookies, pies and more for their special celebrations—even when the only thing to celebrate is being together. With almost 130 years of heritage behind us, Baker’s [...]

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Corelle® | How to Set a Table: Ideas for Setting a Beautiful Table

Tips for Setting a Beautiful Table From holiday meals to dinner parties to family reunions, if you serve a meal, you’ll eventually have to face the question: How do I set the table? Once you know the basics, setting a table is simple, and adding some personal touches can be fun and help draw the [...]

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Corelle® Blog | What’s in a Name

Naming a new Corelle® dinnerware pattern is a lot like naming your child. It’s a lot of fun, but it can also be a daunting task, requiring a great deal of thought and emotional energy. Honestly, that’s no exaggeration, considering how much our team loves this product. Plus, we’re [...]

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Pyrex® | Nearly 100 years of innovative products made in the USA

The Origins of Pyrex® Glassware The Pyrex® brand story starts with equal parts of American invention and creativity. The heat-tempered glass that is the foundation of the Pyrex brand was created years earlier by Corning Glass scientists charged with developing lantern glass for railroads. They needed to tackle a particular problem—the heat of the lantern [...]

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Corelle® | Top 5 Most Popular Corelle Dinnerware Patterns

Back in 1970, consumers got their first look at Corelle® glass dinnerware on retail shelves. It was love at first sight. The pattern? Winter Frost White™ – Classic and timeless, this collection is still just as popular 43 years later! It’s hard to believe, but since then Corelle brand has developed around 2,000 more patterns—an [...]

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Snapware® Blog | How to Make Friends with the TSA? Cupcakes!

The unthinkable was just accomplished. Sure, last year a man jumped from a space capsule, broke the sound barrier and parachuted to earth safely. Amazing stuff for sure. But get this—few but lowly old me can claim they’ve carried 36 cupcakes (handmade and decorated by my talented wife, Jenny) onto [...]

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World Kitchen | Pre-Holiday Holiday Planner: 6 Weeks to a Stress-Free Christmas

The 12 days of Christmas are a time of joy—and for some, a little bit of madness. If a merry and bright celebration is at the top of your wish list this year, we can deliver! World Kitchen has created a 2013 Holiday Planner, a guide packed with tools and tips on how to break [...]

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CorningWare® Blog | Instagram Your Dish: 5 Tips for Delish Food Photos

We love Instagram for making it easier than ever to share the things we’re passionate about—especially food! That’s exactly why we recently launched our CorningWare Instagram page. To share delicious photos of food in our bakeware, and encourage you to do so, too (#corningware). Join the fun and follow [...]

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Pyrex® | Spill-Proof Storage with Pyrex® Premium Glass Lids™

Pyrex® Premium Glass Lids™ Looking for a kitchen innovation that adds convenience and style to your life? Look no further than Pyrex® Premium Glass Lids™—the first and only leak-proof, airtight, glass-lidded storage devices on the market. Just like the glass storage vessels they’re designed to work with, these lids are made of durable, trustworthy, Pyrex [...]

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Baker’s Secret® Blog | Share Your Favorite Family Recipes

In an era when technology provides seemingly limitless ways to keep in touch with friends and family, few things instantly remind us of a special someone as much as a favorite recipe. Sure, you can share photos on Instagram, swap stories on Facebook and even talk face-to-face [...]

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CorningWare® | Casserole Dishes and Bakeware for the Modern Cook

CorningWare® French White® Bakeware To improve on a timeless kitchen classic like CorningWare® French White® bakeware is no small feat. After all, how do you top the familiar chip-, scratch- and stain-resistant stoneware dishes with the distinctive see-through glass lids—a kitchen mainstay for generations? The answer lies within a series of innovations that make trustworthy [...]

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Corelle® | History of Stylish and Durable Dishware

Smart, Strong, Stylish Corelle® Dinnerware Ultra-durable, ultra-light Corelle® dishware made its pioneering debut in the kitchen in the early 1970s. For more than four decades, inspired cooks have been using it to make a statement about how much they care about the people they serve — even when it’s a Tuesday night dinner at home. [...]

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CorningWare® | Ideas for Easy, Quick Meals Made in One Dish

Top One-Dish Meal Shortcuts and Secrets If you’re a busy person or just want to spend less time cooking, one-dish meals are a lifesaver. With a short prep time and a shorter cleanup time, these meals deliver on both delicious and simple. Casseroles, soups, stews. Right on! They’re nutrient-packed and quick, and are off the [...]

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Baker’s Secret® Blog | Seven Ingredients for Healthier Baking

Baking is fun and tasty, but almost all baked goods are high in fat, sugar and simple carbohydrates. While cake might never be “healthy” (yes, we’re onto you, carrot cake!), you can reduce its impact by using some simple ingredient substitutes. When done correctly, substitutions can make [...]

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Baker’s Secret® | Baking for a Gluten-Free Diet

In an era of get-fit-fast schemes and trendy diets, many are quick to write off gluten-free diets as just another fad that will soon be forgotten. But for at least 3 million Americans diagnosed with celiac disease, following a gluten-free diet is a medical necessity. For people with the autoimmune disorder, gluten allergies or wheat [...]

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World Kitchen | Fashion Kitchen Meet the Stylish Fashion Kitchen Pair

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York isn’t just for couture anymore. CorningWare® and Corelle® had a special show of their own this year. With help from cooking and entertaining aficionados designer Rebecca Minkoff and chef Nate Appleman, Corelle and CorningWare hosted Fashion Kitchen—a fashionable initiative showcasing effortless entertaining in style. We caught up with Rebecca [...]

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Corelle® Blog | The Glass That Brings Us Together

Any guess at what the top three tourist destinations are in New York State? New York City: No-brainer. That’s obvious. Niagara Falls: My favorite “waterfall” after TLC’s Corning: The Glass Capital of the World! That’s right! You may be surprised by No. 3, but to quote the Corning Museum [...]

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World Kitchen | 10 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining

Entertaining during the holidays can be fun and rewarding, but it can also be hectic when you need to juggle buying gifts, cleaning the house, shopping for and preparing meals, decorating and gift wrapping. And that doesn’t even include your normal day-to-day responsibilities. To keep things under control—and ward off going prematurely gray—try incorporating these [...]

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CorningWare® | History of an Innovative Bakeware Brand

The Origins of CorningWare® Bakeware For more than half a century, CorningWare® bakeware has married exceptional performance and versatile design with an eye toward the modern. In fact, the original glass-ceramic material, Pyroceram®, was a marvel of engineering, designed in the 1950s during the space race to safely absorb huge temperature fluctuations in rocket nose [...]

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Pyrex® | Recipe Developer Coleen Martin Takes You In The Kitchen

In the Kitchen: Cooking with Coleen If you like to cook, you may think Coleen Martin has the world’s best job. As a recipe consultant for the makers of Pyrex® glassware, among other clients, she develops, tastes and tests hundreds of new recipes a year. Here, she dishes on what inspires her to keep creating [...]

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Pyrex® Blog | Food Storage: How to Store Vegetables & Keep Fruit Fresh

Every year, the typical American throws away an average of 470 pounds of food, totaling somewhere in the neighborhood of $600 worth of groceries. According to a University of Arizona study done in partnership with the USDA, about one-fourth of that waste is produce that went bad before [...]

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