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Old 03-03-2006, 01:50 PM   #11
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I remember watching a program on TV that does product reviews. They were comparing Pam and other no-stick sprays along with a product similar to the Pampered Chef Kitchen Spritzer.

They baked muffins and sprayed the pan using all the different products to compare which had the best no-stick quality. They were all pretty much the same.

Then they did a blind taste test and the only product that really passed the taste test was the oil in the spritzer. Okay, so even if that little story doesn't sell a spritzer, this one might....

Read the label....what's the magic ingredient in Pam, etc., that isn't in the Kitchen Spritzer? PROPANE! Yes, I know it dissipates...not 100%, but most of it. Still, PROPANE? No thanks.

Now, everybody run to their cupboard and read the label.
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Old 03-03-2006, 02:12 PM   #12
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Read the label....what's the magic ingredient in Pam, etc., that isn't in the Kitchen Spritzer? PROPANE! Yes, I know it dissipates...not 100%, but most of it. Still, PROPANE? No thanks.
Yeah, it's pretty gross, hey?

Do what I do! Take a clean spritzer bottle (new of course, don't re-use hairspray bottles or anything like that! ) and pour in some olive oil. Use that as your additive/alcohol free non-stick spray. It works like a charm, is much cheaper, tastes better and isnt full of weird chemicals.
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Old 03-03-2006, 02:37 PM   #13
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On the old Food Tv message boards, a guy once asked if it was ok to fry food in PAM. By this he meant spraying the whole can into a fry pan so that he had a layer of liquid oil in it.
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Old 03-03-2006, 03:35 PM   #14
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ick ick ick

I had one of those Pampered Chef thingies to spray olive oil out of. Didn't work worth stink, IMO.

Butter or oil up your pan another way. Margarine is just creepy.
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Old 03-03-2006, 03:50 PM   #15
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I bought a spray bottle from Walmart for under $5 that you fill with oil and pump it up then spray oil like an aerosol can.
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Old 03-03-2006, 04:11 PM   #16
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no adding any propellants, Andy? That might work.
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ick ick ick

I had one of those Pampered Chef thingies to spray olive oil out of. Didn't work worth stink, IMO.

Butter or oil up your pan another way. Margarine is just creepy.
I'm with you Grumblebee and with Mudbug on the margarine stuff. I'm not trying to sell anyone a Pampered Chef spritzers (I'm not even going to become a consultant after all, for that matter) just believe that going with the most natural ingredients in cooking is the safest and healthiest thing to do.
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Old 03-03-2006, 04:26 PM   #18
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I just got back from the grocery store. I hafta tell ya, I don't like using sticks, but, since reading this, I got REAL butter in sticks. I wanna see if Dh and the Boys can tell the difference.



Wow, the country really came out on the typing today LOL
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Old 03-03-2006, 04:34 PM   #19
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no adding any propellants, Andy? That might work.
The only porpellent is the air you pump in.

I use it all the time. I keep it filled with olive oil.
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Old 03-03-2006, 04:52 PM   #20
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Okay, okay, I'm convinced! No more margarine in this house! I really liked my pampered chef spritzer but it got to the point it wouldn't work correctly. Andy, what department did you find the pump bottle in?
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