Aluminum serveware– These pieces are made of aluminum – a clay mixture that is stronger than stoneware. Although iron least porcelain stronger than stoneware, it is prone to cracking and staining under certain conditions. Taking good care of your aluminum pieces ensures that they will last for many years to come.
It is safe to serve food at the aluminum serveware, but the hot food can cause cracks. Before serving hot food, warm the dishes for 10 to 15 minutes in an oven set at 175 degrees Fahrenheit. Do not make any food that is hotter than 200 degrees Fahrenheit on the aluminum serveware. If possible, avoid using metal utensils with the dishes, because metal utensils can leave scratches and marks.
Remove food from aluminum serveware with a soft sponge, rubber spatula or hot water. Do not use rough sponges, such as metal sponges or abrasive cleaners, as these cleaners can scratch or strips of glass in China. To ensure that your aluminum serveware in good condition, wash them by hand and avoid using the dishwasher. After washing, line the bottom of the sink with a towel or rubber mats to prevent dishes from breaking or cracking if they are dropped.