5 Ways to Cut Vegetables and Choosing the Right Knife

Identifying the correct cut for vegetables, and executing it well, can make all the difference in the success of a recipe and in the beauty of its presentation. Here are the top five most common ways to cut veggies, and the knife skills you’ll need to do it well. With these methods, you can easily [...]

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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 | Apples to Apples: Everything You Need to Know About Apples!

Small but mighty, no fruit is as popular in literature, film or pop culture than the mighty apple. Even our beloved tech gadgets don the fruit’s infamous round curves. But beyond its iconic imagery, the apple is a nutritional staple enjoyed by people around the world. HISTORY A tasty look back in time: Crab apples [...]

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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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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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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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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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Organize Your Life: Back-to-School Morning Routine Tips

Improve Your Back-to-School Morning Routine Mornings can be a hectic time for families. Between getting yourself ready for work, waking up the kids, getting everyone fed and dressed, and making sure schoolbags and lunches are ready, mornings can feel impossible at times. One of the best ways to stop the cycle of chaos is to [...]

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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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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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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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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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Vitrelle® Makes Dinnerware Lightweight, Chip-Resistant

Vitrelle® Technology Savvy consumers know Corelle® dinnerware is not only iconic, it’s also trusted as a smart choice for their table – it’s durable, chip- and break-resistant, dishwasher-safe and impervious to scratches and stains. It’s also lightweight and thinner than typical ceramic plates—when stacked, Corelle takes up less space in cabinets than conventional ceramic plates [...]

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Interview with Design Director Anna Eide

Behind the Design: Meet Anna, the artist behind Corelle® Dinnerware You might not realize it, but Corelle® dinnerware has to be on-trend, in the know, and even fashion-forward. It’s up to the brand’s design team to make sure products are in style, even before you know it. That’s where Anna Eide enters. If anyone deserves [...]

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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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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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The History of an American Knife Brand

The Chicago Cutlery® Brand Story It’s easy to make knives seem complicated – the many shapes, angles, metals, grips and techniques. But Chicago Cutlery® brand has spent the past 80-plus years making them simple – first for professional knife users, then for everyone who loves to cook. Our story begins in 1930, fittingly in the [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Farmers’ Market Guide: Helpful Tips for Keeping Produce Fresh

Summer brings us a bounty of delicious fruits and veggies, but hanging on to their fresh, brilliant hues and snappy textures can be challenging. With a little know-how, you can easily extend the life of fruits and vegetables, and help them taste as good as they should. Keep your fresh picks longer with these tips [...]

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