Reheating leftovers in the oven is my preferred method of reheating due to busy schedule.
I have a bone china oven-safe dish. I used it for reheating in the oven.
But one day while reheating food in the oven, the plate broke in the oven.
Oh god! It was a big smokey mess!
There was not only the plate broke but food spills in the oven.
Then I was thinking to buy a dish which is safe for oven use.
So I researched a lot about oven-safe dishes.
After researching, I got to know, I can put Fiestaware in the oven and it is absolutely safe to use.
Here I am going to share with you about Fiestaware and how to use it in the oven.
So here we go!
Table of Contents
- 1 History of Fiestaware
- 2 Is Fiestaware Radioactive? / Does Fiesta Contain Lead?
- 3 Can You Put Fiestaware in the Oven?
- 4 Fiesta Oven Safe Dinnerware
- 5 Fiesta Oven Safe Baking Dish
- 6 Frequently Asked Questions
- 7 Wrapping up
History of Fiestaware
Fiestaware is also known as Fiesta. It is the line of ceramic glazed dinnerware introduced in 1936.
Fiestaware manufactured by Homer Laughlin China company. The Homer Laughlin China Co. has been making dishes since 1871.
Every dish with an HLC backstamp is made in America. over 145 years of American dishes Fiesta Dinnerware is made in the USA at their plant in Newell, West Virginia.
Since it was originally designed and produced nearly 75 years ago.
Shapes and glazes of Fiesta designed by the Homer Laughlin’s Art director Federick Hurten Rhead. He designed serving ware that is durable.
But do you know, what is a specialty of Fiestaware which makes it different than other serving ware?
That is its attractive glazes which come in Red, yellow, green, blue, Turquoise and old ivory.
Nowadays, Fiesta introduces one new color each year and it becomes a leading dinnerware brand across America.
Today, Fiestaware becomes the most collected dinnerware in the history of the tabletop industry.
Is Fiestaware Radioactive? / Does Fiesta Contain Lead?
Old Fiestaware, before to World War II, was manufactured using radioactive glazes. Especially, red pottery has high radioactive.
It contains Uranium Oxide. In 1943, the manufacturer stopped using this Uranium Oxide as it was used in making weapons.
In 1950, Homer Laughlin restarted using red glaze in which uses depleted Uranium.
But the application of Uranium Oxide terminated in 1972.
After this, Fiestaware manufactured is non-radioactive.
You can buy any modern Fiestaware from any color of the rainbow. Modern colors won’t match with the old Fiestaware.
So, no modern Fiestaware contain lead or Uranium and they are not radioactive.
Can You Put Fiestaware in the Oven?
Modern Fiestaware is Uranium free and lead-free. Hence, they are not radioactive like older ones.
Modern Fiesta is durable and tough. You can place Fiestaware in the oven and reheat food without any hassle.
The Fiestaware dinnerware is oven safe at the temperature as high as 350-degree F.
The bakeware of Fiesta withstands temperature as high as 500-degree F.
It is also microwave safe and dishwasher safe. Fiestaware should not be placed on an open flame.
The Fiestaware line can be used from the freezer to the oven, oven to table, table to the dishwasher.
Fiesta Oven Safe Dinnerware
Fiesta 4-Piece Dinnerware Place Setting, Turquoise
If you want to upgrade your old dinnerware, and looking for durable oven safe Dinnerware, then this Fiesta 4-piece Dinnerware place setting is the best buy.
This made in USA dinnerware comes in beautiful turquoise color. It is made with a vitrified ceramic body with a lead-free glaze. This durable glaze is best for everyday use.
The best part of this dinnerware is, it is oven safe, microwave safe and dishwasher safe.
It comes with a 5-year chip resistance warranty.
Fiesta Oven Safe Baking Dish
Fiesta 9-Inch X 13-Inch Rectangle Baker, Turquoise
If you are looking for a baking dish for oven, this Fiesta 9-Inch X 13-Inch Rectangle Baker is worth considering.
The dimension of the baking dish is 14.5X 11 and weighs about 5 pounds.
This made in America a baking dish complied with all green practices. The baking dish is oven safe, microwave safe, lead-free and dishwasher safe.
You can use this baking dish for making a lot of recipes like cake, brownies, lasagna. You can use it like casseroles, enchiladas.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Fiestaware get hot in the microwave?
It relies upon what you are heating in Fiestaware in the microwave. It also depends upon how much food contains it.
The Fiestaware gets hot only if the heat transferred from hot food. It doesn’t get hot if it is empty in the microwave.
What Causes grey marks on Fiesta dinnerware?
You often notice grey marks on lightly glazed dinnerware. Grey marks appear if metal flatware comes into contact with glazes.
Though glazes are smooth to touch, there are microscopic divots when flatware is moved over them.
If you notice grey mark on Fiestaware, that doesn’t mean ruin to pottery or glaze.
How to remove metal marks from Fiesta Dinnerware?
There are many cleaners available for removing metal marks from dinnerware.
Fiesta recommends wright’s Copper Cleaner for removing metal marks. You can also use Zud, Barkeepers friend, porcelain cleaner for cleaning.
For this, take a small amount of cleaner on a sponge. Apply it on the affected area in a circular motion.
Wash them in dishwasher or sink as you wash regularly.
What material is Fiesta Dinnerware made from?
The Fiesta Dinnerware made from Clay, Feldspar, Silica, and Alumina. This composition makes it long-lasting and durable. They are also available in a wide color range.
Now you know that you can use the Fiestaware in the oven as well as in the microwave hassle-free.
You can use Fiestaware dinnerware in the oven up to 350-degree F. The bakeware can be used up to 500-degree F.
They are absolutely safe to use a freezer to the oven, oven to table, table to the dishwasher.
Nowadays Fiestaware is lead-free and most of them are cadmium-free too.
So, they are safe to use in the oven and microwave.