Some Tips To Season a Carbon Steel Pan

Some Tips To Season a Carbon Steel Pan

Open Slideshow So you just purchased a new carbon steel pan. Maybe you pulled out the big bucks and splurged, or just picked up an inexpensive one at your local kitchen store. Either way, take care of your new pan,...
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Some Tips to Help the Dishwasher Run Better

Some Tips to Help the Dishwasher Run Better

If you’re lucky enough to have some (mechanical!) help with your dishes, how’s your helper doing these days? Cooking can be tough on the dishwasher. All those goopy soups, milk-crusted mugs, and baked-on casseroles can overload it; perhaps you&#821...
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The 12 Worst Offenders for Kitchen Clutter and How to Do with Them

The 12 Worst Offenders for Kitchen Clutter and How to Do with Them

The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen Scores of cabinets and miles of counter space, a place for everything and everything in its place — this is the dream kitchen. But the reality is that most of us are cooking...
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The IKEA RÅSKOG Cart

The IKEA RÅSKOG Cart

This cart is so spiffy it will make you want to mop your floors, morning, noon, and night. Okay, maybe not, but it will help tackle the headache you get when you’re screaming, “Where is that sponge I saved specifically...
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Baking Soda Is a Good Cleaner?

Baking Soda Is a Good Cleaner?

Baking soda, a mainstay of many baking recipes, has colonized territory way beyond the baking rack. It can be found lurking in the backs of refrigerators, in cleaning kits tucked beneath the sink, and in the list of ingredients for...
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The Only Way  to Clean My Greasy Oven Door

The Only Way to Clean My Greasy Oven Door

BEFORE: The sad state of my oven door. You may remember last fall when I cleaned my oven that everything came out looking pretty good except my oven door. Despite vigorous scrubbing with baking soda and Bon Ami, the spatters...
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Why  Not To Let Anyone Else Clean My Cast Iron Pan

Why Not To Let Anyone Else Clean My Cast Iron Pan

In the South, cast iron skillets are treated as family heirlooms. You see, Southern cooks treat their cast iron skillet as a beloved friend. Caring tenderly for these skillets through regular cooking, cleaning, and curing means that some of us...
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Not Wash Your Cast Iron with Soap?

Not Wash Your Cast Iron with Soap?

How To Season a Cast Iron Skillet Cast iron care is something that cast iron-lovers take quite seriously. There are strict rules to follow depending perhaps on where you live and where you were raised. Some myths of cast iron...
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The Guide to Cleaning the Kitchen

The Guide to Cleaning the Kitchen

There are three things you should know about introverts: first, we like spending time alone; second, we’re not anti-social, we just can’t socialize nonstop without feeling like — how do I put this? — part of our soul is dying;...
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One Minute to a Cleaner Sponge

One Minute to a Cleaner Sponge

Believe it or not, that kitchen sponge is the dirtiest item in your house. Luckily, there’s an easy way to clean it. It soaks up all sorts of germs that live there happily, as the sponge usually remains slightly damp...
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