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My Pyrex Pan just exploded!

flourgirl | Jul 29, 200804:13 PM     88

Well, it happened. I had meatballs baking in the oven in a pyrex pan and I heard the sound of glass smashing. It was a pretty loud explosion and really startled me. I opened the oven and sure enough, there was the pan in a couple of hundred pieces. I think I remember reading about stuff like this happening on a thread somewhere here on CH - like maybe with age pyrex can weaken to the point where it explodes like this. All I can say is thank god it didn't happen when I opened the door! I think I'm getting rid of my other remaining pyrex pans and switching to all ceramic pans from now on...

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