Credit Card Pan Scrapers

Old credit cards make great pan scrapers.
By Charles Swisher
August/September 2003


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Ever think you could put "plastic" (credit cards) to better use? Recycle them for use as pan scrapers. They're flexible, tough and safely chisel away stuck or burned food from your pots and pans. I think they often do a better job than the plastic pan scrapers that you buy and then throw away.

CHARLES SWISHER
Oxford, Pennsylvania 

They remove windshield frost pretty well, too. — MOTHER 








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