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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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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 ...

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Glendalough commented 15 days ago

Cleaning a cast iron

by nuraman00 4 months 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...

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nuraman00 commented 1 month ago

Cleaning the exposed rim on Demeyere Proline?

by marlinspike 2 months ago

The rim of my Demeyere Proline pans has polymerized oil on it. I've only had luck cleaning such using lye based oven ...

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mobiledynamics commented 2 months ago

Silicone and odors. Help please.

by Candy 10 years ago

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

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SIFHA commented 2 months ago

Scratch in flat top griddle

by girlonavespa 2 years ago

I've been trying to clean a ton of gunk off my wolf flat-top griddle and the scraper left some scratches. How do I ha...

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fredfirth commented 2 months ago

Spilled glucose

by kittyfood 2 months ago

I'm not sure which board is appropriate for this question, but a tub of glucose that I used for a baking project has ...

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babette feasts commented 2 months ago

Wilton Armetale Silver - did I ruin it?

by AmblerGirl 12 years ago

I recently bought a beautiful (and expensive) set of Wilton Armetale silver serving trays - the kind that can even go...

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alexrander commented 3 months ago

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...

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Querencia commented 3 months ago

Oven liner? A good idea? Or not?

by fauchon 9 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...

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ibcinu commented 3 months ago

Problem when boiling chicken

by jep334 3 years ago

This is going to sound like a very ignorant question, but nonetheless, I must ask: I have this problem when I boil ch...

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breadchick commented 3 months 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 ...

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igup commented 3 months ago

Calphalon Non-stick cookware pans are NOT dishwasher safe - WHY?

by wheresthelove16 7 years ago

I know not to put my Calphalon non-stick pots and pans in the dishwasher, but does anyone have a reason WHY? Is it...

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BiffsOpinion commented 4 months 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...

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BJOkes commented 4 months ago

How to clean a granite mortar and pestle?

by michaelnrdx 8 years ago

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

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EmmaJoyce commented 4 months 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...

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contributor commented 5 months ago

Vintage copper cleaning challenge: Burned-on adhesive

by betsy_VA 7 months ago

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

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betsy_VA commented 5 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'...

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JustCharlie commented 6 months ago

How to Clean Microplane Zester

by LaShanta 7 years ago

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

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guanica commented 6 months ago

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Food Wax? Pesticide? White Residue on Stainless Steel cookware

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by tobsterboi 6 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...

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...

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Cyndia75 commented 7 months ago

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