Rated 5 out of 5Â by Love the Horses Great for everyday use
I use these to store food in or bake quick breads and small cakes, or baked dishes like eggplant parm, baked ziti, etc. which I use aluminum foil to cover when baking. The size you require will depend on how many people you are serving. The tops are not oven safe. The tops can stain easily with tomato sauce so I only buy the dark blue or red tops. I no longer use these in the microwave as the heat builds up under the top and ruins the finish, I use plastic wrap instead. Not as nice looking to serve company as some other ceramic products but still a great product for everyday, family use. Will scratch if you stack them, but we all have limited cabinet space.
Rated 5 out of 5Â by CasualCook Terrific size for leftovers
I got sick of all my plastic storage containers and started using this pyrex instead. Love it! Stacks easy for storage when not in use and in the frig when full. Microwaves well too.
Rated 5 out of 5Â by GrantGal Great buy
I bought the 3, 6 and 11 cup versions of this and particularly like the 3 cup size. I cook for just two and our left overs generally are small. The three cup size will hold a one-serving left over from a plate lunch so all hubby has to do is take off the plastic cover and either put it in the oven for a few minutes or microwave using "sensor re-heat" to have a quick meal. The larger sizes are nice for baking too but the 3 cup size works wonderful for minimal left overs.
Rated 4 out of 5Â by LisaS The perfect cheap container
I have a lot of containers. A LOT. Recently I started doing once a month freezer cooking and I don't like to freeze (and especially not to thaw or microwave) in plastic. I had a couple of these from previously and wanted more to stack in my cabinet. These aren't leakproof, but they nest nicely in my cabinet, stack nicely in my fridge and freezer, and they are very affordable. Plus they hold just the right amount of an entree for 3 people. I've found food thaws better in these than my other containers that are deeper. If I'm not going to fill them completely, what I do is freeze in them with a piece of cooking twine underneath the food. Then I can pop the food out and into a freezer bag to save freezer space, and use the same container for multiple dishes.