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Deglazing cleans pots and pans

Here’s how to make cleanup easier when your skillet or other pan has a caked-on residue in the bottom. After cooking, remove all the food and set the pan on the stovetop until it’s hot. With the pan still on the flame, deglaze it with water. Almost all the residue will be lifted up from the bottom.

Jim Harb, via email, None

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