FAQ’s

Question: Can I use Graniteware cookware on my glass cooktop?

Answer: Only use Granite·Ware® pots and pans with completely flat bottoms on glass cooktops. When using pots/pans whose bottoms are not completely flat, excessive heat can build up between the cooktop and the pot/pan and the cooktop can crack.

Question: Can I use the water bath canner on a glass cooktop?

Answer: No, the bottom of the water bath canner is not flat and excessive heat can build up between the cooktop and the canner causing the cooktop to crack

Question: Can I use the pressure canner on a glass cooktop?

Answer: No, some glass cooktops do not generate enough heat to safely can.

Question: Can I use the canner as a soup pot?

Answer: Yes, but it is not recommended. If you do, clean the pot very, very well so there is not any residue that can adhere to your jars.

Question: Can I use the GraniteWare pots and pans on a gas cooktop?

Answer: Yes, Granite·Ware® is safe to use on all heat sources, except for glass cooktops if the pot/pan bottom is not flat. GraniteWare pots and pans are made by fusing porcelain to a steel core at 1500 °F.

Question: Can I use GraniteWare cookware under the broiler?

Answer: Yes, it is safe to use GraniteWare cookware under the broiler.

Question: Is there any lead or metals that can leach out of the GraniteWare cookware?

Answer: No, GraniteWare is all natural, free of any unhealthy chemicals, PFOA or PTFE. Its pure porcelain surface is inert – it will not alter the taste, color or nutritional value of your food.

Question: How do I remove baked on food from my GraniteWare cookware?

Answer: Simply soak the cookware in hot soapy water for several hours and it should come right off.

Question: Why are there no dividers in the canner racks?

Answer: There are no dividers in the canner racks because there are numerous sized jars in the market place today – by not having the rack dividers, the racks can now accommodate various jar sizes.

Question: My pressure canner is not jiggling, what do I do?

Answer: Please refer to the the instruction manual to make sure the canner is vented properly. It does take approximately 30 minutes for the Pressure Regulator to jiggle after proper venting.

Question: May I stack my seafood pots to make them 3 to 4 high?

Answer: We do not recommend this for safety reasons.