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Tuesday, April 18, 2006 Cleaning Oven Racks

Cleaning Oven Racks in a Garbage Bag

Recently a reader asked about the secret 'ingredient' that is used to clean oven racks. Here is what one reader, Brenda, had to say:

The 'ingredient' that goes into the garbage bag to clean the oven racks is ammonia. I usually lay down (inside the bag) an old dish towel, lay the racks on top, pour some ammonia, a cup or two, onto the old rag, seal it up tight (phewwwwie!), and leave all night or a day or two, doesn't matter. ALL the gunk will wipe right off. You can open the bag outside and hose off the racks. If you have to do it inside, make sure there is plenty of ventilation!! I have also found this to work on greasy, crusty, stove tops if the burners are sealed and nothing will leak down into the stove itself. Lay a few paper towels around and pour on a little ammonia, lay a garbage bag over entire area and let set overnight or longer. Peel off the bag and wash up the stove top. Absolutely everything will clean up and no damage to your surface. Again, allow for lots of ventilation!

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