[Homeroast] Behmor Roaster - Cleaning

Michael Baladi mike at baladi.ws
Mon Oct 13 11:48:45 CDT 2014


I just do a dry burn after my simple green wash. Any residue left from the simple green would be burned off by that if you are concerned. 


> On Oct 13, 2014, at 12:39 PM, John Nanci <john at chocolatealchemy.com> wrote:
> 
> My recommendation is to follow the directions.
> 
> I've been using simple green, followed by a water rinse, for 10 years in my roasters.  Vinegar is in my experience totally ineffective for cleaning roasting residue.
> 
> simplegreen.com/pdfs/techtalk20002.pdf
> 
> http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CCwQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fsimplegreen.com%2Fpdfs%2Ftechtalk20002.pdf&ei=3f47VIDxKcimigKE1YDgCQ&usg=AFQjCNGVCWC5eU2W7Af4aCLumkUTUDamzA
> 
> It may be toxic to consume, but it's been USDA food surface approved with a rinse.  Not unlike MANY cleaning products.
> 
> I'd never clean my drum with it, but can see zero issue with the walls and glass of my roaster.
> 
> John
> 
> At 04:01 PM 10/12/2014, you wrote:
>> Just got my Behmor Plus Roaster - so far so good.
>> 
>> I'm about to clean it for the first time and saw the recommended cleaning
>> solution is Green Simple.
>> 
>> Green Simple is a highly toxic product - something that should be avoided
>> at all costs - and certainly should never be near food product.
>> 
>> Very disappointed to see this recommendation.
>> 
>> What are others using?  (my goto would be vinegar and water - any other
>> recommendations?)
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