Tuesday, October 8, 2013

A Day in the Life of Pyrex

It was at Pyrexy day in the kitchen, well--everyday is really.  I usually prepare meals from scratch no less than twice a day.  I cooked growing up and continued that tradition when we got married.  Now I have to eat a particular way for health reasons, so preparing meals is a must.  Today I got the bug to chronicle my Pyrex use. (I have my Butterfly Gold collection on my peninsula for autumn).  The day isn't over, but I won't be cooking anymore so here it goes!

It started with lunch.  Hubby is teaching a morning class and late afternoon class this term, so he gets to come home for lunch.  I'm not always sure exactly when he'll arrive. I like to have the food ready before he gets here and get the kitchen back in order, but I don't want the food to dry out or reheat it again, so I put it in the oven to keep it warm. 

Hubby's lunch du jour was Hungarian style goulash with red cabbage!  He was a happy boy!  I kept it warm in this plain gold 471.

Me, I couldn't eat what I fed him and opted for egg flower soup as I felt a bit under the weather but...


not enough to keep me from whipping up a batch of low starch/grain free brownies!  I need something sweet in the house and there really isn't anything I can buy in the store that I should eat. 

And since hubby is going to be home past dinner time and the oven was hot, I threw in some lasagna from the freezer for him.  I nibbled on turkey breast and avocado--I used Vernonware for that!  I used a Pyrex cradle I found at the thrift recently, for the first time.  I love it!  I see on ebay they came in different sizes.  Hope I find some more of the other sizes!!  I'm loving my new retired (for good I hope) life.  It gives me a lot more time to really enjoy my Pyrex!!




5 comments:

  1. I mostly collect pink and turquoise but your post has me wishing I had a few pieces of Butterfly Gold for Fall! Food looks and tastes so much better in Pyrex!

    ~Erica

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    1. Erica, it's so true--Pyrex has a way of doing that to food! Wonder if it's the joy we have when we are cooking with our beautiful Pyrex that puts that extra something special into it!!!

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  2. Let me chime in my agreement-food always tastes and looks better in a Pyrex dish :) I love reading about and seeing pictures of how people use their Pyrex, thanks for sharing!

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  3. Just commenting to say I am newly "retired" as well. I became a SAHM this past May after 13 years of working in a cube farm. My daughter is 7 so it took me a while :) I also run my husband's business so I do "kind of" work but like you I hope I don't ever have to go back to a a formal job.

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