This vintage beauty is a 1.5 quart Pyrex glass Flameware double boiler. We found it on separate shelves in our travels, and remarried them!
Too bad they’re not making these anymore. Most of the new double boilers in today’s marketplace are stainless.
You can set up a double boiler with two pots (one somewhat smaller than the other) if you don’t have one.
Why use a double boiler? Certain types of delicate foods and saucers are easier to handle when cooked in the inner pot. The outer pot has water, which you’re simmering. The . . . → Read More: Vintage Pyrex Flameware Double Boiler