In this case, the piece is all metal and perfectly safe to cook in. Often things with a specific purpose (like individual ramekins) get a higher price tag strictly because of their rarer usage; and retailers know you'll probably need ten of them, too. Kids' dishes can be cheaper than their adult counterparts and sometimes they can be found in bigger, cheaper sets. This also serves as a good reminder that some of the best finds we mak won't always be where we expect them!
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