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Housewares 101

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    How To Clean An Iron

    The iron is a commonly used item in a hospitality setting. Keep your guests happy and their clothes streak free by maintaining and cleaning the irons regularly. Remember to wait until the iron is cool before you begin the cleaning process. Cleaning a hot iron is not...

    Stainless Steel vs Electric Dishwashers

    Most stainless steel is "dishwasher safe." That said, Lodging Kit Company recommends hand-washing stainless steel products, as regardless of quality, all stainless products are capable of rusting when washed in a dishwasher. There are many factors that may contribute...

    All Kitchen Knives (Cutlery)

    Knife Basics Before you go out and buy an expensive knife or set of knives, let's look at a few knife basics so you know what you are talking about. Knife Parts Most knives consist of the front of the knife, tang, bolster and handle. Let's look at each of these...

    All About Stove Top Cookware

    Metal transfers heat quickly and evenly from the heat source to the food; this, and its durability, make it an efficient and popular cookware material. Range-top ware includes items used on top of the stove that come in direct contact with heat. Food is cooked by...

    How to Clean Tarnished Stainless Steel Cookware

    Many of our resort customers prefer to use stainless steel cookware in their units. While it's typically considered more "upscale" than non-stick cookware, it's also likely to last longer because the non-stick cookware is prone to scratching if a guest misuses it...