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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....


mplimarthur commented 3 days 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 7 days 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 8 days ago

What is the best way to clean cast iron?

by GeorgiaBloom 14 days ago

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

rasputina commented 13 days ago

Cleaning stainless steel PLY pans - how to ?

by CHSeifert 16 days ago

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

drrayeye commented 15 days ago

Clean melted plastic stuff off a de buyer pan?

by spencerhurd 18 days ago

I bought my fiancé paid by her pan for her birthday, and then set it still in the package on the back burner with the...

mikie commented 17 days ago

The strange white growths inside my espresso maker

by Hallie 14 years ago

Call me ignorant. My husband and I just purchased a nice espresso maker - the traditional Italian type that can be p...


zippy2u commented 20 days ago

Cleaning/caring for cast iron WITHOUT using paper towels?

by happy_c 8 years ago

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


tiffystation commented 22 days ago

How to clean a Thermopop Thermometer?

by mmiranda418 23 days ago

Hello! I just purchased a Thermopop thermometer and used it for the first time while cooking plain chicken breast...

Scoffier commented 23 days ago

How to Remove Aluminum from Bottom of Oven

by Entore 4 years ago

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


modwestfella12 commented 26 days ago

Cleaning new stainless steel stove

by sallyt 1 month ago

We have a new kitchenaid stainless steel stove, and I'm having a hard time cleaning it. My husband just brewed beer, ...


ferret commented 29 days ago

Advice on cleaning very stained and greasy copper pots

by Steve Posin 6 months ago

I have collection of well over a dozen very good copper pots collected over the years. They are very stained and gr...

NewlynTinning commented 1 month ago

Best way to remove burned oil stains from stainless frypan?

by Yahi 11 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...

Mr. Natural commented 1 month ago

Any tips for cleaning a burned up pot?

by palsh 8 years ago

Ever leave your pot on and forget it, so it burns up and turns black... and perhaps other shades as well? I put it on...


TerriSeel commented 1 month ago

De Buyer carbon steel pan - soap cleaning ?

by CHSeifert 1 month ago

I know soap and carbon steel is not the optimum combination. But I would like to try and cook with one of the De B...


ChrisJM commented 1 month ago

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Tinned Copper Pan and Carbonized Meal

by TJFRANCE 1 month ago

Hello all, Yesterday I forgot my tomato sauce on the gas! Pan used: splayed sauté pan thick. The result is a cr...

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...


flappergirl425 commented 2 months ago

Taking Care of The combi Copper-Silver

by Bluecroc 2 months ago

Copper with silver lining is a beautiful combination, as beautiful that I wonder why there are not many more choices ...

kaleokahu commented 2 months ago

Help! Turmeric is Making my Kitchen Yellow!

by chezron 3 months ago

Experimenting with turmeric and curry and distressed that all of the cookware I use is now yellow, and so is the coun...

outRIAAge commented 3 months ago

Dishwasher Safe there such a thing?

by Fabienne301 8 years ago

The title says it all. I was just given a Calphalon set of knives for Xmas. I have washed knives in the dishwasher be...


wjgoody commented 3 months ago

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