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Vented Glass Lids safely cook, steam and reheat food in the microwave and oven!

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Meet Susan Castriota, the inventor of the Cuchina Safe Lid and hear her story.

Meet Susan Castriota, the inventor of the glass Cuchina Safe Lid™ and Cover‘n Cook™ Plate Cover, and hear her “lemons to lemon cake” story! The Cuchina Safe Lid™ and Cover ‘n Cook™ are the clean, safe, non-toxic alternative to harmful BPA and BPA-free plastic lids and wraps used in the microwave to cover and reheat food. They are the newest, eco-friendly, vented glass lid kitchen accessory for health conscious foodies, and make great splatter shields. The unique patented designs have universal application for covering glass bowls, mugs, plates and cookware of varying sizes. Both innovative microwave cover designs allow for easy and fast steaming and cooking in the microwave and conventional ovens up to 450°. The vents make it ideal for steaming vegetables and rice, and for cooking meat, eggs and desserts. No more splatters to clean up! When steaming and reheating with our glass lids and microwave plate cover, you use the least amount of water to ensure the retention of the healthy properties during the cooking process and preserve those important nutrients. With BPA-free glass, there are no more worries about potentially harmful chemicals leaching into your food. Our clear glass cooking lids and glass plate cover won’t absorb odors and bacteria like plastic and silicone covers.

Susan Castriota, inventor of Cuchina Microwave-Safe Lid
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selling the Cuchina Safe Lids
The Cuchina Safe Glass Lid is a unique flat vented lid for microwave cooking made of Borosilicate glass (the original Pyrex), that is clean, reusable, resistant to thermal-shock, and good for the environment. It is microwave, oven (up to 450°), stove top (not directly on burner), refrigerator and dishwasher safe. Our Cuchina Safe Glass Lid is easy to clean and store and the handles make it safer to touch when dealing with heated glass, (although we always recommend an oven mitt). Use the glass lid as a spatter guard to keep your oven clean. Make healthy snacks like popcorn, without the unhealthy additives or wasteful packaging; throw away those toxic boil-n-bag vegetables and rice pouches!

See the Cuchina Safe Glass Lid in action!

The patent-pending glass Cover ‘n Cook™ (available in December) combines two products in one… a vented plate cover that flips upside down to become a 2 quart baking/serving dish. Reheat those leftovers using the glass microwave Cover ‘n Cook™ as a food plate cover. The multi-functional oven-to-table design will make this a must-have for your homemade casseroles, au gratin potatoes, pies and much more. With BPA-free glass, there are no more worries about potentially harmful chemicals leaching into your food. Now, home chefs have another stylish companion product that poses no health risk associated with using toxic plastics in the microwave. It’s time for a better solution!

The Cuchina [cu-chee-na] Safe Glass Lid was invented by designer Susan Castriota after being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. She credits her dog, Bella, for discovering her breast cancer which prompted Castriota to get a mammogram. Bella, the cancer sniffing dog, received national attention and was featured on YAHOO, The Doctors Show and Fox & Friends. While recovering, Castriota started to research the dangers of cooking with BPA and BPA-free plastics and found overwhelming scientific evidence that heated plastics leaching into our food may contribute to the increase in cancer and other health problems. That was enough to inspire her to seek a “better way” to microwave and she believes consumers also want to minimize their risk as well.

Why the name Cuchina? Castriota took the Italian & Spanish word for kitchen (cucina) and took artistic liberties and incorporated the pink ribbon into the “h”.

We hope you enjoy a new, healthier way of cooking with our eco-friendly glass cooking lids and vented plate cover.

Cuchina Safe Lid Patents # US D752915, # US D759425
Cover n Cook Patent Pending

Steaming rice in the microwave with the Cuchina Safe Lid.
Making popcorn in the microwave with the Cuchina Safe Lid.
Steaming green beans in the microwave with the Cuchina Safe Lid.
Steaming broccoli in the microwave with theCuchina Safe Lid.

 

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