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Hacks related to objects and activities in the kitchen, including [cleaning] and maintaining utensils, etc.

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What I have seen from knife sharpeners, I would try it myself rather than going to them. Use the softest tools you can find. And prepare for a long and slow process, to avoid further scratching. What …
answered Dec 31 '17 by Willeke
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In your place I would still use both parts of your pasta pan with the sieve part, but not sitting as deep as it wants to if you use it as designed. Put something in the bottom of the pan, slightly hi …
answered Dec 21 '17 by Willeke
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Start opening the can and stop after a short bit. (1 to 5 cm, 1/2 to 2") Repeat on the other side of the can, ideally you have the shorter length on one side and the longer length on the other. Hold …
answered Dec 16 '17 by Willeke
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Use a bottle scraper. Full acknowledgements here. Almost every household in the Netherlands seems to have one, I have grown up with one in the kitchen drawer and there is at least one in my kitchen
answered Aug 11 '17 by Willeke
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older relatives. On my kitchen stove I can use a heavy pan with a lid and the lowest setting of the smallest burner. I also have en electric slow cooker, which I use at times. Depending on how you …
answered Apr 2 '17 by Willeke
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I recently 'de-labeled' some bottles and the trick that worked on some was to fill the bottle with warm water, so the glue became warm but the paper of the label did not tear. This will not work on al …
answered Mar 8 '17 by Willeke
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You can put the egg in a thin plastic bag, the sandwich bag kind, and use that in the net so it stays away from the heating element. Also, when you get the water with egg(s) to a boil, you can let it …
answered Apr 15 '18 by Willeke