After World War II, Americans were ready to fill their lives — and kitchens — with cheerful colors and kitsch. Courtesy of Morgan Mancha hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Morgan Mancha The Salt Does Your Family's Century-Old Pyrex Still Rule The Kitchen? July 25, 2017 It wouldn't be surprising. The cheerful, vintage pieces are durable and able to help with almost any culinary task. And passionate collectors have devoted blogs, fan groups and social media to it.