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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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Spilled glucose

by kittyfood 12 days 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 12 days 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 24 days ago

Cleaning a cast iron

by nuraman00 2 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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ad7yn commented 25 days 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 26 days 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 ...

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Captainronald commented 26 days 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 1 month 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...

breadchick

breadchick 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 ...

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igup commented 1 month 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 2 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 2 months 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 ...

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EmmaJoyce commented 2 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 3 months ago

Vintage copper cleaning challenge: Burned-on adhesive

by betsy_VA 5 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 3 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

JustCharlie commented 4 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 4 months ago

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Food Wax? Pesticide? White Residue on Stainless Steel cookware

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by tobsterboi 4 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 5 months ago

Neatly pouring muffin batter?

by TracyPark 5 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...

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rasputina commented 5 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...

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pittsburgh4pillows commented 6 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...

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mal3601 commented 6 months ago

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