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Cleaning is the least fun part of cooking, but we have to do it. Luckily Chowhounds have tips and tricks for everything from kitchen organization to cleaning cast iron and the best kitchen soaps to use.

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Trouble With Cheesy Polenta!

by titushome 1 day ago

Hi, I'm new here, looking for a little advice. My whole family really enjoys eating cheesy polenta, but I'm having tr...

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titushome commented 8 hours ago

Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven

by Pipenta 4 years ago

The bastard child of a pressure cooker and a toaster oven. Might be really nifty, might be ridiculous. I'm wondering ...

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silver3526 commented 3 days ago

Mauviel

by thelaird 11 days ago

Have had Mauviel pans for years and have loved cooking with them. They need to be 2.5mm of copper and cast iron handl...

tim irvine commented 10 days ago

Removing silverware marks from plates?

by jacquelyncoffey 8 years ago

Hi, I have Noritake colorwave dishes, which I guess are stoneware, certainly not fine china, and they have dark marks...

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truman commented 21 days ago

How to clean All-clad, stainless steel frying pan?

by carmonadeanjesse 2 years ago

I just bought a 12" All-clad, stainless steel frying pan. I bought barkeeper's friend, as well. How do I properly cle...

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ernestsewell commented 23 days ago

Cleaning cheese cloth

by bzookaj 26 days ago

What is the best way to clean cheese cloth? I recently used mine for the first time to strain potatoes.

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MikeG commented 24 days ago

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Who doesn't like a clean kitchen - tips/tricks

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by mobiledynamics 1 month ago

In light of my recent DW thread, I'd figure I'd start a new one... Love cooking. Hate the cleanup. That's life I s...

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BKF turned aluminum baking sheet dull - is the sheet still safe to use?

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by Tabasco9 1 month ago

Used Barkeeper's Friend on Nordic Ware natural aluminum baking sheet. Dark grey color started coming off (I was clean...

How to clean pyrex baking dishes?

by JuliaG 7 years ago

All my pyrex dishes have hard-core baked on food stains that I cannot get off. I have tried scrubbing with baking sod...

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csalexandra commented 2 months ago

HELP!!! Fist-Size Pyrex Bowl Stuck in Sink

by grandma_suzee 7 years ago

Doing Dishes & the bowl went in the garbage disposal. Facing Up. Fits like a glove. How may I retrieve without brea...

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Notmebutyou commented 2 months ago

All-Clad hard to keep clean

by rp17 2 months ago

I recently acquired my first ever pieces of All-Clad cookware, and am wondering why I'm having so much trouble keepin...

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rp17 commented 2 months ago

Getting rid of fish smell after cooking...

by Rabbit 10 years ago

Apologies in advance if this is on the wrong board. I'm trying to be all health conscious, which (for me) means ea...

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redgurl commented 2 months ago

Cooking beef in skillet spatual contamination worries?

by newbiefor1 2 months ago

When I cook ground beef in a skillet I always worry about using the same spatula or utensil. I put the ground beef...

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VFish commented 2 months ago

How do I remove melted plastic from my stainless steel pan?

by iLoveFood 11 years ago

Help...hubby accidently melted a piece of plastic bag in our stainless steel pan. We removed it from the heat when i...

BeeRich commented 2 months ago

Strange Silicone Mold Odor Problem

by kaleokahu 4 years ago

A couple of years ago, Wahine bought me two of the W-S black silicone icecube molds, the kind intended for making "bi...

mikie commented 2 months ago

Best way to remove burned oil stains from stainless frypan?

by Yahi 12 years ago

I'd use EasyOff, but I heard that's not good to use, although I don't know why. What product would best remove these...

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JayeDeete commented 2 months ago

Grinding and Sanding and Reseasoning New Lodge Cast Iron Pieces

by Muddirtt 4 years ago

Here I am, yet again, grinding the mold marks away and sanding (with non-aluminum-oxide sandpaper) the entirety of a ...

BiscuitBoy commented 2 months ago

Mouse in the oven!

by somervilleoldtimer 9 years ago

Our tenant's oven was home to a mouse/mice for a short period, before they were caught. Now the oven stinks to high ...

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Lind50 commented 3 months ago

Can you taste dish soap on your dishes?

by AnneInMpls 11 years ago

I have trouble finding a dish soap that I can tolerate. Most are so strongly perfumed that the taste never comes off...

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mckinley007 commented 3 months ago

Looking for Large Circular Plastic Brush

by westes 3 months ago

Does anyone make a large circular plastic brush that is around nine to 12 inches diameter? I want something I can sp...

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westes commented 3 months ago

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