24 Dec '12, 2pm

Self-Cleaning Ovens

For the first time in my sheltered life, I have a range with a self-cleaning oven. After over a year which included roasting a number of chickens (which we've been raising the past few years), we had an oven covered with enough spattered grease to cause the smoke detector to go off any time we turned the oven on. The manual that came with the range cautioned against using the usual oven cleaners and recommended the use of the self-cleaning feature. This process locks the oven and heats it up to a very high temperature — Wikipedia (among others) says 900°F. I was curious what this would be like: Would the range feel really hot to the touch? How much would it smoke? Would it actually clean the oven? How much energy would it use? Smoke spews out of the oven vent You have to clean any serious accumulations of stuff out first, perhaps so it doesn't combust. Also, you're not sup...

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Been moving around living outta a suitcase for so long, forgotten what spring cleaning feels like.

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ronisweigh.com 02 Jan '13, 3am

So the night I was sick we ordered chinese food for dinner and with Chinese food comes leftover rice. You know the rice th...