My grandma used to cook with me. She taught me how to make goulash and helped me make my first and last apple pie.....I'm not a big pie eater so it stands to reason that I wouldn't be a big pie maker! I also use her amazing stufing recipe every year at Thanksgiving! Since she never had a dishwasher, she also taught me how to wash dishes by hand, the old fashioned way with a sink full of soapy water and a washrag. She was a patient woman and I can still vividly remember standing on a chair at her kitchen counter (something my own girls now do) and learning how to mix ground beef with tomatoes. These vintage Pyrex pieces belonged to my grandmother. I packed them in my carry on and brought them across the country to my kitchen. I don't know if I'll actually use them for cooking.....although they are fully functional, but I will for sure look at them and remember my grandma, the love she had for me, the patience she showed me and the times we cooked together.