Cooking Tips + Kitchen Tips

Published on May 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe


Make your electric stove more efficient with this simple tip!

Make your electric stove more efficient with this simple tip!

Got an electric stove? Just a roll of foil and a couple of other common household supplies can help you cut your energy use!

Just cleaning the drip pans on your electric stove and then covering them in foil can help cut your stove’s energy usage. How cool is that?

The foil makes it easier to keep your stove clean. A clean, shiny drip pan reflects the stove’s heat more efficiently, so you use less energy to saute that kale or boil that pot of noodles. BOOM! Peter Young at our sister site Green Living Ideas walks you through this simple cleaning and covering process. Check it out below!

[stove photo via Shutterstock]

Adding Aluminum Foil to Your Stove’s Reflector Drip Pans (via Green Living Ideas)

Adding aluminum foil to your stove’s reflector drip pans is a great way to make it more energy efficient. It’s easy to do and costs almost nothing. Just follow these easy steps to start saving today! It is possible that your stove may not have reflector…

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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