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The Best Way to Clean Baking Bowls, Once & For All
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Smaug April 17, 2018
????Perhaps the universe is on my side, though I've seen little evidence of it in the past, but I simply don't have this problem- even the stickiest of doughs sticks to itself more than to the bowl, and if you oil the bowl it rises in, no problem. Another reason why sponges are a poor choice for dishwashing, however. Now cookie dough is a problem- washes off easily enough, but you REALLY don't want any more fat going down the drain than you can possibly avoid.
HalfPint April 17, 2018
I have a flexible plastic bowl scraper that I use to clean as much dough out as possible. Then I fill the bowl with some water and let it sit for about 30 minutes. Whatever is left usually wipes right off with a wet sponge.
Cary April 17, 2018
Before any water hits that bowl, take a bit of extra flour from the counter or your bin, sprinkle it on and rub it into the sticky dough in the bowl. It will rub it right off, no mess on your sponge or in your drain.
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