Cookware

Spatter screens - do they really work?

Share:

Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Cookware 37

Spatter screens - do they really work?

cayjohan | Oct 1, 2007 10:23 PM

My range hood is fundamentally a light- if we were to have an outside vent super-sucking hood, we would have to shift the kitchen 90 degrees. Still, there are some dishes I want to fry in deep fat, and would prefer that my kitchen wasn't coated in a light film of far-flung oil spatter. I need to control the grease.

My parents had many wars, and one was over the spatter screen my Dad gave Mom for a birthday(!). It was never used (duh!), so I have no experience with it. I know they are not expensive, but I don't want to spend without knowing if it is truly a utile item and one worth storage.

Do spatter screens really work? Do you like yours? Are they heavy maintenance, cleaning the grease? Shall I go spend (gasp!) five buck and get one?

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound