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Problems Removing Loaf from a Sunbeam Bread Maker
I have just been given a Sunbeam bread maker. When making my first loaf today the dough wrapped around the paddle and when it finished baking I couldn't get the loaf out without destroying it. How is this prevented? The paddles do not seem to be removable.
Using Handi Vac with Ziploc Bags
How do I use a Handi Vac to remove air from Ziploc bags?
Cleaning and Refurbishing a Squeezo Strainer
I have an old Squeezo strainer that belonged to my grandfather, so it is old. I want to say more than 60 years. It is looking tarnished and worn and I would like to use and refurbish if possible, but I don't want to get sick if there is anything contaminating on the grinder or the strainer. I cleaned it with a steel wool pad, but still do not feel safe.
Using a Ninja Master Prep Professional
How do I shred carrots in my Ninja Master Prep Professional chopper/blender?
How Do You Season A Baking Stone?
I have a very nice, large (14 inch), round baking stone. It looks like pink fired terra cotta. (no pic this time). I've used it a few times for baking biscuits and crescent rolls and it works fine. And of course, it would be perfect for a large pizza.
Foodsaver Not Working Properly
I just bought a Foodsaver 5200 and the vacuum part isn't the greatest. I've had one thing out of about 15 bags seal where the contents do not move around and have air in it.
Choosing a Manual Can Opener
I am looking for a manual can opener that is easy to use.
Replacement Part for Visalia Chop Wizard
I am looking for a replacement clear base for Vidalia Chop Wizard.
Replacement Dish for Chop Wizard
Where can I get a plastic replacement dish for my Chop Wizard and what is the cost? I have broken 3.
Rycraft Cookie Stamps
What is the best way to care for Rycraft ceramic cookie stamps?
Caring for Rycraft Cookie Stamps
What is the best way to care for Rycraft ceramic cookie stamps?
Foodsaver Not Sucking Air Out of Bag
When we set up and turn on the machine it does not suck the air out of the bag. It sounds like it is sucking, but bag is not deflating.
Shopping for a Can Opener
Where can I get a decent can opener? I've been replacing can openers annually and frankly, I'm tired to doing it every year. I need one that's easy to use and doesn't leave jagged, sharp edges around the can.
Using a Welbilt AB 100-4 Bread Machine
Do I have to set the timer for the bread to complete the cycle? I have the Welbilt AB 100-4 machine. I set the bread setting and clicked on start. It kneaded and is rising. Will it heat up on its own or was I supposed to set the timer?
Using a Bread Machine
What is the preferred order for adding ingredients when using a Hitachi bread machine?
Using a Pillsbury Bread Maker
Can I bake a 2 lb. loaf in my Pillsbury model 1021 bread maker?
Instruction Manual for Welbilt Bread Maker (ABM3500)
Where would I find an instruction manual for the Welbilt ABM3500 bread maker?
Replacement Parts for Vadalia Chop Wizard
Can I get just the bottom part, on the second one? I need the bottom. The hinge broke off the bottom that catches the food.
Hitachi Bread Machine Shaft Not Working
The shaft on my Hitachi bread machine will not go back and forth. The blade comes out, so that is not stuck. I had to knead the bread by hand. I boiled the bread pan in water for about 15 minutes with water around the pan and inside the pan.
How Do You Season a Cast Iron Pan?
How do I season a cast iron pan?
Processing Fruit in a Nutribullet
I need to know if a banana needs to be peeled before using? Does an orange need to be peeled? I would assume an avocado needs to be peeled and the pit removed. Also, what about lemons and limes? There was nothing I could find in the books to say.
Preparation of a Baking Stone
Do I oil the pan before putting the dough on?
Hitachi Bread Pans
Are the bread pans interchangeable between the hitachi bread machine series 101, 201, and 301?
Bread machine ABM 3100
I have a ABM 3100 bread machine I've had for awhile with no manual. It worked fine, but lately the bread only rose to half way. I thought the machine was warm in the time the bread was rising, but last 2 times its wasn't.
Difference Between Polished Cast Iron Pan and Unpolished
Does anyone know what the difference is between a polished cast iron pan and one that is not? I was interested in buying some fry pans and the site I was looking at said some were polished fry pans and some weren't.
Ninja Blender Reviews
Do you have a Ninja? What do you think of it and what do you use it for? I don't like my blender and I'm considering buying the Ninja.
Using Cubed Ice in the Nutri Bullet
Can I put cubed ice in the Nutri Bullet?
Vacuum on Seal and Save Stopped Working
The vacuum on my Kenmore Seal and Save is not working. Does anyone have any suggestions? It's a very old model.
Making Yogurt from Breast Milk With Easiyo Yogurt Maker
I had bought an Easiyo yoghurt maker intending to make yoghurt using my frozen breast milk for my baby, but there aren't any instructions on how to use it other than using their sachet.
Replacing Knife Handles
I'd like to replace handles on these 3 blades: pie, butter, and a cheese knife. I am not sure what kind of wood or material would work best for these and what technique to use.
Using Cast Iron Pan on Glass Top Stoves
Can you use a cast iron skillet on these new fancy stoves?
Nu Wave Temperature Conversion
Nu Wave has a temperature selection from one to ten. How do I know what the temperature is if I select a number from one to ten? For example what temperature is it if I choose number five?
Problems Seasoning a Cast Iron Griddle
I bought an old, Griswald cast iron round griddle. I cleaned all of the rust off, washed and dried it, then tried to season it several times. No matter what I use or try, it keeps coming out sticky.
Repairing or Replacing a One Touch Jar Opener
My One Touch jar opener just broke opening a jar. Where can I get it repaired or replaced? I have arthritis in my hands and this opener is a godsend. The bar that has the teeth broke while opening a jar.
Residue from Cast Iron Pot in Stew
My friend gave me a cast iron Dutch oven. I made a beef stew in it. It appeared as though some old gook from the pot had made its way into the stew. It looked kind of greenish. Does it mean that the pot is no good?
Crushing Ice With a Blender
I've been married for 30 years and just got my first blender, a Hamilton Beach model 54615, this weekend. I wanted it mainly to crush ice, but I've not having much luck with that.
Choosing the Best Kitchen Knives
I need to know what brand of kitchen knife would be the best to buy. I need a sharp knife for cutting meats, one for vegetables, and one for bread.
Why is Food Now Sticking to My Pampered Chef Baking Stone?
We have owned a Pampered Chef baking stone for years and have loved cooking with it. We have always cared for it per the instructions, but have recently noticed that food items no longer slide off like they used to. What can we do to remedy the situation?
What is a Hamburger Press?
In Cricket's recipe hint she mentioned making hamburgers in a press; what is this like? I do enjoy Thrifty Fun. It helps to show that we sometimes do things differently, but basically we are the same the world over.
Use and Care of Cast Iron Skillets
How do you care for your cast iron skillets?
Rice Cooker Recipes
I am looking for recipes to use in my rice cooker that include things besides rice.
Using the Ninja Master Prep to Chop Nuts
Can the Ninja be used for grinding or chopping nuts?
Using a Squeezo Strainer
How do you use the pumpkin screen on a Squeezo strainer?
Can I Make Cole Slaw with My Ninja Master Prep?
Can I make cole slaw with my new Ninja and if so, how?
Using Cast Iron on a Ceramic Cooktop
Can I use cast iron skillets on a glass top stove?
Making Regular (Baked) Bread in a Bread Machine
My niece gave me an extra bread machine she has as mine broke. The book for the Welbilt ABM1L23 does not say if you are able to make just dough in the dual pan machine. Can anyone tell me if this is possible?
Instructions for Vintage White Mountain Apple Peeler
I just got a vintage White Mountain Apple peeler, however it did not come with instructions. Anyone have instructions on how to use the peeler?
Reviews of Flour Sifters
Has anyone ever had a sifter that actually works? Of course years ago we all sifted flours and every now and then I get a recipe that needs that. My sifters always seem to get very difficult to use.
Dutch Bottle Scraper (Flessenschraper)
Where would I order the Dutch Bottle Scraper (Flessenschraper)?
I have a recipe that calls for baking a cake in a skillet. I don't have a skillet that I can put in the oven. Can I use a regular cake pan?
What Is This Kitchen Tool Used For?
I found a kitchen tool and don't know what it is. It is used in one hand. It has a roller on each end. One of the rollers is about 3 inches wide. The other roller is about 1 1/2 inches wide.
One Touch Jar Opener
One touch jar opener? I just saw it advertised on TV. Anyone have one yet?
Teflon Pans In Oven Drawer?
There is a fairly large drawer underneath the oven that can store pots and pans, are there certain pots, pans, racks or trays that I should or should not store underneath the oven?
Where Can I Find A Round Rubber Jar Opener
Hi, I am trying to find a jar opener. It's usually round, rubbery with a slight texture to it. It's usually given as a give-a-way from businesses. You hold it in your hand as you are attempting to open a tight jar lid.
Victorian Brass Saucepans
I have some Victorian brass saucepans. Would it be safe to use them for cooking?
When I was a kid we had a carrot curler. Think of it as a vegetable peeler on one end of the gadget, peeling a thin uniform layer of carrot as the vegetable rotates around a small spiked spindle, and hand-powered on the other end of the carrot by turning a crank on the gadget, the carrot being held on the crank end by jamming it into a holder which twirls as the operator turns the crank and applies pressure toward the vegetable-peeler end.
Smoke Detector Broiler Problem
It seems that every time I use my broiler, the smoke detector goes off. I read somewhere that if you put water in the bottom of the broiler pan it would cut down the smoke.
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