pinch tips: How to Grate Cheese for Easy Clean Up

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The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shares tips for grating cheese.

Sylver Starduster - Jan 20, 2018
I don’t mind grating cheese, in fact I can sit there & zone out while doing it. My family enjoys fresh grated cheese. When you buy grated cheese at store, it has a little bit of flour added to it to keep it from sticking together in packaging. Yuck! ALSO freezing cheese makes it crumbly. Just an added plus to ensure your family a a delicious meal. Grate your own!
Trent Schermerhorn - Dec 29, 2017
No video and not tablet friendly site overall. Too bad
Doris Flynn - Nov 6, 2017
I use my food processor all the time for grated cheese as I buy in bulk and then grate or slice the cheese all at once and then freeze it. I just rinse the food processor parts in hot water and then put in the dishwasher no problem.
Jacqueline Valdez - May 3, 2017
Hallelujah Lisa Popst--I only use my food processor for when doing multiple things, not just one!! And I thought the food processor would make things in the kitchen easier....HA! the jokes on me!
Jacqueline Valdez - Mar 23, 2017
HOT, hot water usually does the trick for easy cleaning of a lot of things and I've found that as far as spray goes using 100% PURE COCONUT OIL works better than Pam or any other spray. And it doesn't leave behind that coconut taste!!!
Gail Mahnke - Mar 9, 2017
I had to load the video twice befoe it actually started.
Suggest cooling grater in fridge also before using.
Gail Mahnke - Mar 9, 2017
I had to load the video twice befoe it actually started.
Suggest cooling grater in fridge also before using.
Inez Clarke - Feb 21, 2017
All I saw was a stainless steel grater ... standing alone and a whole lot of annoying repetitious music. That's one minute out of my life that has been wasted.
Phil Pace - Nov 26, 2016
Don't like the overspray of Pam? Put the pan on the dishwasher rack and then spray it. All the overspray is now in the dishwasher...
Denise Doyle - Oct 5, 2016
That's exactly what I was thinking, most food processors are a pain to use and clean so only use it when necessary. Hand grating cheese is never a big deal to me even if I have to shred a lot. And when I'm in a hurry, I just buy the cheese already grated, ta-da!
marcy lamphear - Sep 21, 2016
Run the grater under hot water right after grating it will rinse right off no problem
Blondie Pussycat - Sep 20, 2016
Lisa~that's what I was thinking. Cleanup is the hardest part of cooking to me, so I think ahead to avoid extra bowls or pans to clean. I use cooking spray in bowls, on plates, etc, to make cleanup easier. Now some people may have kids or spouses to cleanup, but I don't. Also I hand-wash my dishes (with playtex gloves, of course.)
Lokeli Loke - Sep 6, 2016
spray the grater with pam or such before using.
Marianne Bruett - Sep 6, 2016
I missed the tip - all they did was show 3 examples of grating cheese! What is the tip?
Georgi Woodside - May 9, 2016
I love these little pinch tips. Great ideas!!
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