If you’ve walked through an antique store, or ate dinner at grandma’s house, you have likely seen these classic PYREX bowls and casserole dishes. The set you see is from their Town and Country collection. Prices started at $3.95 when this ad was published in the May 1963 edition of Good Housekeeping.
Everything looks delicious. When’s supper?
PYREX was famous for its durability. The company offered this guarantee:
The needs of mid-century homemakers were considered in the design of their collections. The ad below shows a clever way to serve the hot dishes with their magic cradle.
This ad from the February 1962 edition of Mccalls suggested PYREX as the perfect gift.
It was even sold in boxes for easy gift-giving.
PYREX was introduced to the world in 1915 and is still a popular choice for cooks. The products are easily sourced in today’s world. Here’s a look at their classic measuring cups. I have these in my cupboard and use them on a regular basis. Come to think of it, I got my 4 cup from my mom who bought it in the 70’s.
Here are a few more ads.