Ceramic Storageware
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Ceramic can be extremely decorative, resist stains and have a cooling effect because of its good insulating properties. Ceramics can generally be used in the refrigerator, freezer and microwave.  

The major drawbacks of ceramics are that they can be fragile and some older ceramic containers are not lead free. 

For more on Ceramic you can visit Smart Kitchen's Overview of Materials page.

Culinary Uses

Ceramic Storageware is attractive and mostly used for Dry Storage of dry products like flour or crackers. Occasionally moister products like jam, butter, cheddar cheese, even bacon fat is stored refrigerated in ceramic.