pinch tips: How to Clean Your Oven Without Chemicals

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The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows how to clean your oven without harsh chemicals.

Jo-Ann Carroll - Jan 16, 2018
Who put this thing together? These comments begin on January 18, 2016, and the date today is January 16, 2018. Since then there have been several people asking WHAT TEMPERATURE? Well? What's the answer? As you can see, whoever made this video has had two years and a couple of weeks to answer that question, and yet we wait. Clearly, nobody bothered to check out the accuracy of the information before posting it for viewing. Perhaps it should just be pulled. The temperature at which this process is supposed to work is missing - and that's pretty important to know, AND you really are NOT supposed to put foil at the bottom of your oven (or under stove-top elements either). I know it's inconvenient, but when there are spills, clean up as soon as you can afterwards - hopefully before you use an oven again, and the mess on the bottom (and on the sides of the oven) doesn't have a chance to become even more baked on.
Antoinette James - Aug 20, 2017
I had to listen all the way through the commercial by DIY before getting to the video. The written instructions were hidden by the bottom bar. Not a good video and not good instructions. What is the temperature when turning on the oven?
Jacqueline Dunn - Aug 20, 2017
No video, just music.
karen ross - May 18, 2017
What temperature?
Judi Putnam - Mar 7, 2017
Foil is also a problem if it comes in contact with the heating element in an electric oven. It can cause it to short out.
Daniel Rinaldi - Nov 19, 2016
Do not put the foil on the bottom of the oven. Ovens are designed to work at a engineered temperature and foil can hinder that. The problem becomes that when the oven isn't heating at the designed temperature the flame is cooler than it's supposed to be. When a flame is burning cooler than it was engineered to burn carbon monoxide is produced. All ovens produce some carbon monoxide while in use but cooling that flame will increase that amount. The same holds true while using a very large pan on the stovetop (mostly with older stoves). The grates were to low to the flame and not allowing the flame to get the desired oxygen to burn properly thus cooling the flame and producing excessive carbon monoxide.
Leslie Lynn Gore - Oct 13, 2016
Only got the commercial
Barbara Niosi Bhan - Jan 25, 2016
good tip and really easy
Terence Knight - Jan 18, 2016
Turn on oven for 5 minutes....what temperature?
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