How to Simplify Your Clean-Up

February 13, 2014

On Monday, we kicked off our second video series with Panna, a subscription cooking app and website dedicated to sharing recipes from master chefs in HD video -- and we previewed our second issue, in which Merrill made Reeve's Roasted Carrot Soup

Today, we're sharing more bonus footage: Merrill reveals how to simplify your clean-up -- no elbow grease required.

Interested to see the whole soup recipe come together? Watch the full-length video on Panna's website. And check out Merrill's other tip videos on cooking ingredients evenly and choosing the right vegetable stock.

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Panna uncovers the nuances of cooking like a pro by showing every insider detail, from how to handle ingredients to the precise moment when a browning tart should be pulled from the oven.

The experience of watching exceptional recipes unfold in HD yields exciting results for any level. Try their free issue now.

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AntoniaJames February 14, 2014
Is there a more environmentally friendly (responsible), sustainable alternative? Thank you. ;o)
Julie M. February 14, 2014
Hi there, Antonia -- Alice Medrich has a nice article on the site (5 Handy Tips For Baking with Parchment Paper), which points out that parchment paper can actually be reused a few times before it goes bad. Of course, you can also look for brands that use recycled fibers. The other option is no liner and old fashioned elbow grease :)
tamater S. January 11, 2015
I realize you asked this 11 months ago, but what the heck, the environmental aspect to kitchen business is important, so here goes:
As Julie Myers said, parchment paper is reusable, and I've discovered that lots of recipes (buttery or coconut-oily cookies, for example) call for parchment paper when it is utterly un-needed. And lots of pans will be 100% with a quick scrub, if soaked overnight. Lastly, some of my sheets are ok in the DW.