Avoiding Oven Spills

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How do I keep my oven from getting dirty?

Avoiding Oven Spills

The oven has to be on the top of every home maker's list of undesireable kitchen cleaning chores. The best way to keep one's oven clean is to avoid getting it dirty in the first place! To do this, make sure casserole dishes aren't overfilled, or put them on a cookie sheet. Put pies inside a large cake pan or on a cookie sheet, and make a foil tent over roasting meat. This should lessen the frequency of oven cleaning in your home. In addition, not filling your casseroles as high, will make washing the dishes easier because food isn't spilled over the top and burned onto the side of your dishes.



7/24/2006 3:20:13 PM
julie leick said:

lining the bottom of your oven and/or broiler with foil is also a good habit. you can remove the foil whenever you need to, or just leave it until you have to.

11/6/2007 11:51:35 AM
joycelyn said:

Lining the bottom of your oven?? That was exactly my answer to the problem until about 2 years ago, when I began to hear that one was NOT supposed to do that--don't know why. Anybody?

11/6/2007 7:38:21 PM
messy oven said:

what do you do after oven is kinda dirty from previous spills to clean build up mess.

11/7/2007 3:31:28 PM
Linda said:

I put foil in the bottom of my oven and it is forever ruined......heat melted the foil to the bottom of oven.

4/27/2009 11:41:39 AM
mommy said:

Lining the bottom of your oven with foil can void the warranty if problems occur. Line a cookie sheet with foil on the rack beneath instead.


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