Questions tagged [disposal]
Disposal of ingredients and equipment.
how to unseam - or otherwise safely open - steel olive oil cans
Is there a simple household technique to undo the seam of olive oil cans? Olive oil is sold in 3L metal cans. They might have a shoebox profile - are brand names OK? Filipo Berio brand. There are ...
How to dispose large amount of wet sugar?
I semi- regularly make my own dried, aged meat. As the first step, I keep it for 24-48 hours in sugar. Sugar sucks water out beautifully and when I'm done with it, it's dripping wet. So I have 10kg of ...
Is it safe to wash meat packaging before throwing it away?
Is it recommended to wash plastic packaging for raw meat before disposing of it? I see advice to just rinse it with soap in the sink to prevent the bin from smelling. However, I also see it is usually ...
Why throw away so much sourdough starter? Tartine Book no. 3
this is the first time I've use this site to ask a question: I've been meaning to bake some sourdough bread for a long while. I've been just hung up on the recipe for the starter. A book I'm ...
What is the proper way to dispose of a kitchen knife?
How do you throw away a kitchen knife (or for that matter, any knife)? It seems extremely dangerous to just throw it in the dumpster, even if it's wrapped up real well.
What's the proper way to dispose of used fats & oils?
Down the drain? Does it depend on the type? With bacon fat, I usually let it solidify in a cup lined with foil, and then throw it out. With used canola oil, I'm not quite sure what to do because it ...