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My stove came with the house and I have to say I love, love, LOVE my glass cooktop! Especially in a smaller kitchen like what I have, it provides another flat and even workspace as needed. I have used cast iron, cast iron enameled (Cuisinart), Paul Revere copper bottom, and stainless stock pots and all is fine. I use med to med high heat to heat the cast ...


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As someone who regularly uses very hot chillies, I have the following advice: Use gloves (I don't, but I am told it helps. I use my hands, but wash them carefully). Cut the chillies on a metallic surface: they are easier to clean; wooden chopping boards hold a residue. Wash hands and all surfaces with vegetable oil first. The oil will be sticky (and, ...


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Glass is very non-porous and should generally not retain any flavor or odor. A good wash with hot soapy water and a very good rinsing should take care of the issue.


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The glass jar should be mostly residue-free due to the smooth surface. Sometimes slight traces remain when the jar is hand-washed but the harsher detergents usually used in dishwashers should get rid of them easily. (Side note: Don't do this to the coveted stained teapot of a true tea aficionado...) The other parts are a different issue: often, they are ...


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Experience tells me that it is not the utensil that is hard to clean, but the surface upon which you cut the produce. Dropping a plastic cutting board in the washer and hand cleaning the knife has never yielded problems for me. That said, I've cut chiles on my wooden countertop and then prepped a meal the next day only to find myself in tears after touching ...


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If you're really concerned that your normal dish soap will not do a good enough job, capsaicin is extremely soluble in alcohol. A quick bath in an alcohol and soap mixture (the higher proof, the better) will severely dilute the capsaicin and enable you to wash it away more thoroughly. Also, the boiling point of capsaicin is listed as 410F(210C) so holding ...



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