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Cuisinart Combo Steam/Convection Oven (Part 3)


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1 hour ago, Kim Shook said:

I am currently soaking with hot water and liquid dish detergent.  I cannot imagine how I would be able to get a brush to these areas.  

 you just can't get a brush there

the tank should have a removable lid, I think

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1 hour ago, Kim Shook said:

I am currently soaking with hot water and liquid dish detergent.  I cannot imagine how I would be able to get a brush to these areas.  

Magnetic scrubber

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22 minutes ago, Kerry Beal said:

Unfortunately lots of the algae is in the little skinny section of the bottom and the scrubber wouldn't go there.  Too bad because it's a great little item!

 

Mr. Kim came home and is saving the day.  He's ordering a replacement tank.  My hero! 

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Has anyone steamed potatoes in teh CSO?  I've been looking to replicate a boiled potato but thought it would be convenient to do the CSO instead.  I was thinking super steam at like 250F or so.  Thoughts?

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Hi:

I made chicken wings last night, 400F steam for 40 minutes.  I let the wings dry out in the fridge for about 8 hours.  The wings were on the baking rack, which was put on top of the upside down baking tray, which sat at the lowest position in the cso. 

 

No need to turn wings at all, delicious and even all the way around.  No photos, sorry.  Oven is pretty greasy now, oh bother.  No wonder I like doing these in the grill outside instead.

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On 10/23/2022 at 9:21 AM, KennethT said:

Has anyone steamed potatoes in teh CSO?  I've been looking to replicate a boiled potato but thought it would be convenient to do the CSO instead.  I was thinking super steam at like 250F or so.  Thoughts?

 

I've only baked potatoes at 400F.

 

250  would work since they are cooked at about 190-195. Time would be the variable

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@KennethT 

 

Id bet there is a way to do it.

 

your ideas are a good start 

 

do you mean a pealed potato ?

 

you might pre-micro the potato for a bit

 

to post cooking .

 

not to be contrary 

 

if you have an iPot 

 

pressure steam in a basket above the water works well.

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Dusted my CSO off the other day after unplugging it and giving it a long rest after it started feeling ungrounded.  Seems that pulling the water tank before mothballing was not enough to keep it from thoroughly plugging itself up with calcium.  The "Add Water" notification screams whenever it tries to do anything steamy.  I tried filling it with vinegar and citric acid overnight, but no luck getting rid of the problem.  I opened the valve on the back and emptied the reservoir inside and got lots of sandy calcified grit coming out... Looks like it is going to require a Shelby treatment with a bottle brush... or more...  Anybody got odds on it recovering after that? 

Christopher D. Holst aka "cdh"

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Chris Holst, Attorney-at-Lunch

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13 minutes ago, cdh said:

Dusted my CSO off the other day after unplugging it and giving it a long rest after it started feeling ungrounded.  Seems that pulling the water tank before mothballing was not enough to keep it from thoroughly plugging itself up with calcium.  The "Add Water" notification screams whenever it tries to do anything steamy.  I tried filling it with vinegar and citric acid overnight, but no luck getting rid of the problem.  I opened the valve on the back and emptied the reservoir inside and got lots of sandy calcified grit coming out... Looks like it is going to require a Shelby treatment with a bottle brush... or more...  Anybody got odds on it recovering after that? 

Mine did and is still going strong......no harm in trying.  I bet it works after getting the gunk out!

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After letting vinegar/citric sit in the water reservoir for a few days, the "add water" screaming has stopped... and it is acting even more funny.  There must be a water leak somewhere past where the calcified blockage was, as the control screen is going nuts, flashing through all of the things that light up.  Need to give it a few days to dry out... and hope its non-wet modes go back to working. 

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