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What is better, a glass pie plate or metal

Started 1320584856.54 in Kitchen & Food Talk | Last reply 1320668307.82 by Butterfly12
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If I freeze a pie in a glass pie plate I am afraid of putting it right into the oven and having it break. Is it really safe to do this and not having it break?

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skipnpeanut1320600736.167201 PostsRegistered 3/5/2009

I wouldn't do it right from the freezer.

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Last edited on 11/6/2011

MISERABLE661320602461.584827 PostsRegistered 12/7/2010Noo Yawk

Let it get to room temp before going in the oven.

I like glass better than metal.

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loriqvc1320603155.333 PostsRegistered 11/6/2011

I also would recommend letting at least some of the chill dissipate from any type of pie dish before putting it into the oven. As an avid pie baker, my current favorite pie plates are stoneware (I love Chantal--their pieces are perfect). I've gotten rid of all of my glass and metal pie plates, and I don't miss the ugly baked-on spots or the potential for rust one bit! Good luck...

suzyQ31320612561.0924523 PostsRegistered 3/15/2007
On 11/6/2011 loriqvc said:

I also would recommend letting at least some of the chill dissipate from any type of pie dish before putting it into the oven. As an avid pie baker, my current favorite pie plates are stoneware (I love Chantal--their pieces are perfect). I've gotten rid of all of my glass and metal pie plates, and I don't miss the ugly baked-on spots or the potential for rust one bit! Good luck...

We like our stoneware pie dishes also. I think they are Emile Henry.

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Vamp1320620754.7511234 PostsRegistered 3/9/2007
On 11/6/2011 suzyQ3 said:
On 11/6/2011 loriqvc said:

I also would recommend letting at least some of the chill dissipate from any type of pie dish before putting it into the oven. As an avid pie baker, my current favorite pie plates are stoneware (I love Chantal--their pieces are perfect). I've gotten rid of all of my glass and metal pie plates, and I don't miss the ugly baked-on spots or the potential for rust one bit! Good luck...

We like our stoneware pie dishes also. I think they are Emile Henry.

I prefer stoneware as well. I bought mine several years ago from Southern Living at Home. At the time, it was explained to me that the underside of the pie dish was unglazed, which prevents the pie crust from becoming soggy. I don't know if that's true or not, but I've never had a problem with it, so it works for me! However, I would never put it in the freezer...

golden mar­iposa1320630574.5131413 PostsRegistered 11/10/2007

Fiestaware pie plates are great too. This is what I use. Unless you are freezing in metal pie plates, I would not go directly from freezer to oven. I am afraid they would crack and your pie would be ruined.

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Butterfly121320668307.823771 PostsRegistered 11/1/2005

I never would of thought of stoneware for baking. Where do you buy yours as I know nothing about stoneware. Thanks, maybe I will try these for a pie pan. Thanks

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