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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

kitchen tip #?????

Not exactly environmentally friendly......

Line the base of your oven with a sheet of aluminium foil.
If you keep a tray there to catch spills and overflows, line the tray with aluminium foil instead.

It's much easier to throw away a sheet of foil (once it's been spilled on a few dozen times), than it is to scrub off baked on spillovers.

10 comments:

  1. Sounds a lot more environmentally friendly than some of the cleaning sprays for ovens! :)

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  2. It recycles. Old aluminum makes new aluminum. Works for me.

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  3. I wish I'd been told this trick a long time ago, none of my babes have been good housekeepers. Slackers, all of them.

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  4. I found another way...I dont use my oven. It makes too much mess and is so hard to clean.

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  5. Great tip. This would be quite handy. Thanks so much.

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  6. Happy Elf Mom; those sprays do my head in, the ache in the sinuses just isn't worth it.

    Joanne; I forgot about the recycling.

    Sarah, it's quite effective, no more baked on spills on the oven floor.

    R.H. Now you know, better late than never.

    Tempo; but what about the delicious aroma of baking foods? Cakes, casseroles, pies?

    business cards online; you're welcome...

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  7. I forgot to mention that in a fan-forced oven the foil will flutter a bit, prevent this by using a larger piece and wrapping it fully around an old baking sheet or pizza tray.

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  8. You can recycle it in Minneapolis!

    Pearl

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  9. Pearl; foil is recycled here too, but I'm not sure about foil that has had spills baked on to it.

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