Recommend glass measuring cups

I own Pyrex glass measuring cups, been using them for years. The only thing I don't like is liquid sometimes pours down the side of the cup instead of the desired bowl. Anyone have recommendations for new glass cups?

  • Posted by: Mo3b
  • January 9, 2014
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LE BEC FIN
LE BEC FIN January 10, 2014

no, pyrex is my choice. sturdy, easy to read colored enamel markings.

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Sam1148
Sam1148 January 10, 2014

Pyrex changed their formula for their classic cups---when is a matter of debate; maybe in the 80's.
The 'new' formula has some shatter problems reported.
http://consumerist.com/2013/02/08/this-isnt-your-grandmas-pyrex-but-the-customer-service-is-still-pretty-good/
If you have a grandma set of pyrex. keep them.

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Trena Heinrich
Trena Heinrich January 10, 2014

I agree with LBF and Sam, Pyrex all the way. If I'm understanding your issue with the Pyrex measuring cups correctly, one way of remedying the problem you describe is by pouring more slowly. I was having the same problem until my husband who moves much more slowly in the kitchen than I do showed me that I was pouring the liquid too quickly. Best of luck!

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Pegeen
Pegeen January 10, 2014

Some study explained that humans have a tendency to tilt their pouring hand to the left or right. Even in small degrees, this causes things to spill rather than pour out of the spout. Try it (i.e., paying attention to your hand tilt). It's amazing.

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Mo3b
Mo3b January 11, 2014

Pyrex wasn't a hand-me-down but have been with me a long time. Eye opening comments re: tilting hand & going to fast. Gonna slow down & check hands as I pour. Thnks :)

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