The lid to my casserole unfortunately has a hole on the underside of it, which leads into the knob on the outside of the lid (photos below). Water keeps getting trapped inside - lots of it (the knob is hollow and can apparently hold lots of water).
I've tried getting the lid to dry overnight, shaking it, and blowing hot air into it with a hairdryer at full blast and high heat -- but it's not working. Some water will come out, but there's still a lot more in there and I can hear it sloshing around inside the knob. Uggh.
Does anyone (please) have thoughts on the following?
-- How can I prevent water from getting in the hole (when cooking in it and then washing it), and how do I get the water out?
--Why on earth did they design it this way? I can't see any functional reason for the hole and many reasons not to have it.
The casserole is made of bone china, if that helps. Not sure if I can place it in an oven at low heat for several days to make it evaporate, or safely cover the hole with something (?).
Many thanks in advance!