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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...


sjernst10 commented 1 day ago

How to remove yellow curry (tumeric?) stain from kitchen countertop??

by Skillet Licker 10 years ago

A delicious Indian take-out dish -- cauliflower in a ground sesame and yellow curry sauce, for the record -- left beh...


loveheath commented 2 days ago

How to clean Corning Ware?

by daeira 4 years ago

I've been on a Corning Ware kick as of late. When visiting my local thrift stores, I've picked up a few of the old py...


Kiz commented 11 days ago

What did you put in the dishwasher which the manufacturer said to hand wash?

by Nikki NYC 4 years ago

I'll start by telling you what prompted me to post this thread. My wonderful, amazing husband whom I love dearly put ...


az4257 commented 26 days ago

Silicone and odors. Help please.

by Candy 8 years ago

I am at a loss. My gaskets for pressure cookers and my beloved universal silicone lids have become saturated with the...


LoveFriedChickenBokBokBok commented 1 month ago

Dishwashing Liquid Too Sudsy

by zackly 1 month ago

Most people, myself included, equate lots of suds with cleaning power but apparently that's not true. "Manufacturers...


sandylc commented 1 month ago

Little white worms in my morels

by brooklynmonkey 14 years ago

I brought some seemingly beautiful morels home from a very reputable market, only to discover they were inhabited by ...


HoosierFoodie commented 1 month ago

Viking Range Hood Cleaning Nightmare

by liveforfood 6 years ago

Has anyone had the following similar experience with their Viking Range Hood? We have a VCWH 3048/SS model over our ...


JacknJazzesNana commented 1 month ago

Oven liner? A good idea? Or not?

by fauchon 7 years ago

I spent much of the morning cleaning my oven & wonder if anyone has used an oven liner. Do they really help? Do the...


g5arrett commented 1 month ago

Horrible smelling garbage disposer

by sueatmo 4 years ago

We're doing some cleanup in the house we bought, and I'm taking my time working my way through the many cabinets wash...


alexrander commented 2 months ago

Any way to remove a pattern from good dishes?

by georgia1026 2 months ago

I have a huge set of Noritake contemporary china. It is wonderful, oven/microwave/dishwasher safe. Doesn't chip and...


alexrander commented 2 months ago

Removing silverware marks from plates?

by jacquelyncoffey 7 years ago

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


georgia1026 commented 2 months ago

Vintage wooden rolling pin: How to clean?

by cmoore618 10 years ago

I recently inherited my grandmother's solid wood rolling pin, well loved and well worn. Unfortunately, she stopped ba...


ltedlock commented 2 months ago

Cleaning a Blendtec Container

by zackly 2 months ago

I had one of these for a few months now and it is very powerful but the container/carafe seems flimsy compared to the...

dcrb commented 2 months ago

Can't get my Le Creuset interior clean

by krystinamarie 3 years ago

Hey there, Hoping that one of you lovely people can help me out! I have a 7.25 quart enameled Le Creuset Dutch oven....


jounipesonen commented 2 months ago

Cleaning cast iron dutch oven

by skelly084 2 months ago

I put my Giada red cast iron dutch oven in the dishwasher and it the outside shiny finish came off. It is dusty look...

drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Cleaning cookie sheets

by karykat 7 years ago

I have some heavy guage half sheet pans I use for baking cookies and things. The other day, I used the pans to mak...

wekick commented 2 months ago

How to clean Le Crueset dutch oven?

by shopwinedinefine 8 years ago

Looking for some tips on how to clean my dutch oven. I know that the cream coloured interior is supposed to acquire a...


weldlove commented 2 months ago

What is the best way to clean cast iron?

by GeorgiaBloom 2 months ago

I recently purchased a couple of cast iron skillets and have read that cleaning cast iron requires no soap and water....

rasputina commented 2 months ago

Cleaning stainless steel PLY pans - how to ?

by CHSeifert 3 months ago

After making risotto in my new Mauviel PLY stainless steel sauter pan, and then letting it cool down and then letting...

drrayeye commented 2 months ago

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