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Cleaning a cast iron

by nuraman00 4 days ago

I have a 17" deep dish cast iron. I've only used it 3rd time. After using it for the 3rd time, there was a lot of...


nuraman00 commented 21 hours ago

Self cleaning oven: racks in or out?

by Hansel 8 years ago

Do you take your racks out of the oven during self clean? My manual (Bosch) says if I leave them in they will no...


BJOkes commented 10 days ago

How to clean a granite mortar and pestle?

by michaelnrdx 7 years ago

I heard that one shouldn't wash a granite mortar and pestle with soap, because the soap water will permeate into the ...


EmmaJoyce commented 10 days ago

How to clean Corning Ware?

by daeira 5 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...


contributor commented 24 days ago

Vintage copper cleaning challenge: Burned-on adhesive

by betsy_VA 3 months ago

Hi folks -- Welcome ideas on whether and how to tackle the residue from a price sticker that is marring my otherwise ...


betsy_VA commented 1 month ago

Viking Range Hood Cleaning Nightmare

by liveforfood 7 years ago

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


JustCharlie commented 2 months ago

how to get blackened crud off of stovetop?

by Njchicaa 6 years ago

I am not the best housekeeper in the world. I freely admit this. I have been having a heck of a time trying to get ...


JustCharlie commented 2 months ago

Cleaning/caring for cast iron WITHOUT using paper towels?

by happy_c 9 years ago

Sorry for starting yet another cast iron thread, but my search didn't turn up an answer to my particular question. I'...


JustCharlie commented 2 months ago

How to Clean Microplane Zester

by LaShanta 6 years ago

Any suggestions??? I have a new one, that I absolutely love using. It makes the very best "zest." But the proble...


guanica commented 2 months ago

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Food Wax? Pesticide? White Residue on Stainless Steel cookware

by tobsterboi 3 months ago

Over the years of using my stainless steel wok to cook vegetables (I'm Chinese we mostly fry our greens on a wok) I h...

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

by grandma_suzee 8 years ago

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


ricepad commented 3 months ago

Hard water stains on stainless steel cookware

by Sonia 13 years ago

Whenever I boil water in my stainless steel cookware (All-Clad, Cuisinart), tiny hard water rings appear where the bu...


Cyndia75 commented 3 months ago

Neatly pouring muffin batter?

by TracyPark 3 months ago

No matter how carefully I pour thick bran or corn muffin batter from my 4 quart Pyrex, I end up with drips on the pa...


rasputina commented 3 months ago

CLUB aluminum pot--how to clean blackened exterior?

by erica 7 years ago

I just bought a Club aluminum dutch oven for $2 at a yard sale. The price was so cheap probably because the exterior...


pittsburgh4pillows commented 4 months ago

Scratches on Glass Cooktop

by cassis 9 years ago

The surface of my new glass cooktop is scratched and pitted after only 6 month's use. The manual warns against slidi...


mal3601 commented 4 months ago

Easy Off / Ammonia Wash

by mobiledynamics 5 months ago

Anyone ever do that once a year deep clean....I use EO and spray the handles, seam, etc where carbon just builds up. ...


medlar commented 4 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...


mobiledynamics commented 4 months ago

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...


kaleokahu commented 4 months ago

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Oven Cleaner - The new SS cleaner on the block

by mobiledynamics 5 months ago

Headscratcher... Every 8 months or so, I'll take out all the heavy hitter skillets and such, spray some lye based ge...

How to Remove Aluminum from Bottom of Oven

by Entore 6 years ago

I lined the bottom of my oven with aluminum foil with the intention of catching drips etc.. to make clean-up easier. ...


lisalolo commented 5 months ago

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