Since there are so many different kinds, you should look in the
owner's manual how to clean it. Mine is continuous clean, so I don't
clean it (just wipe with a damp sponge) unless something boils over or
makes a mess. Keep the aluminum foil away from any heating element,
wire, or thermostat.
I have a gas range and I use foil on the bottom of the oven to catch
spills and bubble overs. Helps very much when cleaning times comes.
Life is simpler when you plow around the stumps.
I use the wide extra heavy duty aluminum foil. Makes oven cleanup
easy with just a few minutes of time to line the bottom. Be careful
not to block vent holes. I do the same to my toaster oven, taking
care not to touch the heating elements or therrmostat. I've never
lined the stovetop pans (is it tacky?) as I put these in the
Nothing clean is ever tacky. When I used an electric range I always
lined the stove top pans with foil, usually because the gunk that
drips in there was cooked on by the time I got to it. One reason I
love cooking with gas. (I detest cleaning the oven. Next one will be
The best way to forget all your troubles
is to wear tight shoes.
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