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Mould in oven due to leftover food

Mold spores are easily destroyed by heat, so I would just turn on the oven and set it to bake at 400°F/200°C (or hotter if you'd like). After this, clean the oven. If you clean the oven first, you ...
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Is wiping with mineral spirits a viable option to reset cast iron?

OP here. This is not a direct answer to the question asked. It's a sequel for what to do next. Boiling a little water in the pan will somewhat soften the not-enough-polymerized oil. It would then be ...
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Is wiping with mineral spirits a viable option to reset cast iron?

Mineral spirits are bad news—you don't want to eat them, and you don't want to inhale them after you heat them up. Moreover, cast iron is porous, so you really have no way of completely removing ...
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Can you wash a pop can or ( in my case ) a monster energy drink can in a dishwasher?

Dishwasher soap is highly alkaline, and highly alkaline solutions easily attack aluminum. Based on my experience when I accidentally put some pan with aluminum parts in the dishwasher, the degradation ...
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Is wiping with mineral spirits a viable option to reset cast iron?

I would not suggest it. First mineral spirits are toxic, and unless you strip the pan down to the bare metal it would be hard to be sure you'd removed all residue. Second, the spirits wouldn't ...
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Food was left in Instant Pot for a month and it grew mold. Is it safe to use it after cleaning?

Instapot replacement pot liners are 20 bucks, and you should replace the rubber inner seal while cleaning the lid which is another few dollars.
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