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Q. I am having houseguests for five days in April. I am wondering if my Corningware might crack if I prepare some of the casseroles ahead and then freeze them? Of course, I would let them cool to room temperature before placing in the freezer. Will this harm the Corningware?

A. Absolutely not — one of Corningware’s claims to fame is its ability to go from freezer to oven without a hiccup. Indeed, World Kitchen, Inc., which makes Corningware, says it is "made of a remarkable material first developed for missile nose cones, [and therefore] able to withstand incredible temperature extremes."

We forget what its other claims to fame are.…

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