Caring for Your Dishes

Caring for Your Dishes

Crafted with care and precision, our ceramic pieces are designed to be cherished for a lifetime. To ensure your dishware remains in pristine condition for years to come, we've put together this comprehensive care guide. From dishwasher and microwave safety to maintaining the integrity of the glaze, here's everything you need to know to keep your Addis Ceramic dishware looking its best.

  • Dishwasher and Microwave Safety:

    One of the many conveniences of Addis Ceramic dishware is its dishwasher and microwave safe design. You can easily clean and reheat your meals without worrying about damaging your beloved pieces. Simply place them in the dishwasher or microwave with confidence, knowing that they are built to withstand these everyday kitchen essentials.
    Be careful of intense temperature changes to avoid thermal shock. For example, don't take a plate from the cold fridge then immediately put it into the microwave!

    • Avoiding Thermal Shock:
    While our dishware is resilient, it's important to avoid subjecting it to extreme temperature changes. Placing ceramic vessels over an open flame, stove-top, or directly into a very hot oven can lead to thermal shock. This can cause stress to the ceramic and potential cracking. However, you can safely use your dishware in a cool oven and gradually bring it up to high temperatures without risking damage.

    •  Dealing with Cutlery Marks:
    With constant use, you may notice mild cutlery marks on your plates and bowls. Rest assured, these marks do not harm the glaze. In fact, we've formulated our glaze to be stronger than most metals, including silverware. To remove these marks, simply buff them off with warm water and an abrasive powder like Bar Keeper's Friend. With a little bit of elbow grease, your dishware will look as good as new.
    We do NOT recommend baking over 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Do NOT broil anything! Any hairline cracks in the vessel will expand in the oven and most likely break. Make sure your pottery is all good before you toss it into the oven.

    •  Longevity and Enjoyment:
    At Addis Ceramic, we take pride in creating dishware that is not only functional but also durable enough to last a lifetime. By following these care guidelines and treating your pieces with mindfulness, you can enjoy using them for years to come. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply enjoying a meal with family, we hope that our dishware adds a touch of elegance to every occasion.

    Your Addis Ceramic handmade dishware is more than just kitchenware—it's a reflection of craftsmanship and artistry. By caring for your pieces with attention and respect, you can preserve their beauty and functionality for generations to come. We invite you to incorporate our dishware into your daily rituals and create lasting memories around the table. Thank you for choosing Addis Ceramic, where every piece is made with love and intention.
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