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10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Oven

You probably hardly think about throwing a tray of frozen chicken into the oven or never cleaning the oven knobs—but we’re here to tell you why you should be paying way more attention to what you do to your oven than you think.

How to Clean an Air Fryer

Stumped on how to clean an air fryer after frying up one of our air fryer recipes? It's a...


How to Clean and Care for a Coffee Maker

You can keep your Mr. Coffee looking like new, even after years and years of daily use. Here's the scoop...


How to Clean and Care for a Stand Mixer

Here are our best tips on how to clean and care for a stand mixer so it lasts (and lasts,...


Here’s How to Clean a Slow Cooker

Since the slow cooker is a home cook's best friend, you should know how to clean it. Below, we offer...

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How to Clean an Instant Pot So You Can Use It for Years to Come

Cleaning an Instant Pot is easier than you think! Here's how to clean an Instant Pot, including how often you...


How to Clean and Care for an Immersion Blender

These simple tips will teach you how to clean an immersion blender to keep it in top condition for years...


How to Clean and Care for a Hand Mixer

To take good care of your most helpful kitchen gadget, learn how to clean a hand mixer the right way.


The Important Reason Why You Need to Clean Your Knife Block

Do you know what’s lurking in your knife block? It’s time to clean it out.


Clean Your Grill ASAP With This Vegetable

Looking for a cheap and easy way to clean your grill? No chemicals or brushes are needed for this nifty,...


How to Clean a Coffee Filter (and Why You Need To)

Does your dark roast have a funky flavor? You might need to learn how to clean a coffee filter.


Wire Grill Brushes Can Be Dangerous. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Keeping your grill clean is crucial for amazing results, but experts recommend that you trade your wire brush for another...


How to Clean a Grill Without a Wire Brush

You don't need a brush to keep the grill spic 'n' span! Here's a list of ways you can clean...

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The Easy Way to Restore a Rusted Cast-Iron Skillet

Give your rusty skillet a face-lift with this step-by-step guide.


The 4 Safest Dish Soaps You Can Buy

Dish soaps are some of the biggest culprits when it comes to chemical-ridden cleaning products. Learn which brands are safest...



How to Clean Your Greasy Oven Window

You keep your stovetop sparkling clean. But how about that oven window? We figured out how to clean oven glass...