TIPS FOR THE KITCHEN

PAM® Cooking Spray is helpful in every situation in the kitchen. From grilling tips to baking tips, PAM has you covered!

Cooking Tips

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Spray papad with PAM and cook in the microwave for 1 minute for a quick and easy Indian snack.
—Shobha, Waltham, MA
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PAM Original
Spray the salad bowl with PAM before adding lettuce, vegetables, or dressing to get a lighter, healthier salad.
—Tom, Christiansburg, VA
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PAM Original
For a healthier snack, spray your popcorn with a light coating of PAM instead of butter.
—Rachel, Syracuse, NY
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PAM Butter
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Grilled Cheese Shortcut: Substitute PAM for butter on both sides of the bread. You'll get a nice brown color, delicious butter flavor, and a fraction of the calories of using real butter.
—Pamela,
Marysville, CA
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PAM Butter
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Add great taste to leftovers by spraying them with PAM before reheating.
—Janet, Royal Oak, MI
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PAM Butter
Prevent bacon from baking into the nooks and crannies of your dish by spraying it before with PAM.
—Mellissa, Statesville, NC
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PAM Original
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Cut tortillas into triangles, and spray them with PAM. Place it on a cookie sheet and bake until crispy for delicious homemade chips.
—Vanessa, Glendale, AZ
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PAM Butter
When making oatmeal on the stovetop, spray your saucepan with PAM beforehand for easy cleanup.
—Pam, Salem, NH
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PAM Butter
Spray sliced pita bread with PAM to get cinnamon and sugar to stick. Then, bake for 15 minutes to get a deliciously easy snack.
—Desiree, Indianapolis, IN
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PAM Butter
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Chopping nuts? Spray your food processor beforehand with PAM to make cleanup easy.
—K, Overland Park, KS
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PAM Original
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Coat your food processor or blender blades before use to make cleanup a breeze.
—Jean, Harlingen, TX
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PAM Canola
Cover the inside of a foil pan with PAM before adding prepared stuffing or dressed to make cleanup easy.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
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PAM Original
Coat your stainless steel egg poacher with PAM before use, and the eggs will slide right onto your toast when it's time to eat. Plus, cleanup is a snap.
—Marlene, Sun City West, AZ
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PAM Original
Cook fries in the oven by spraying a cookie sheet with PAM, laying the fries on the cookie sheet, and spraying over the top of it all with another layer of PAM.
—Dana,
Columbia, SC
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PAM Original
For quick and easy garlic bread, spray one side of a slice of Italian bread with PAM and add a pinch of garlic powder. Then, cook at 400 degrees for 5-10 minutes.
—Lauren,
Haddon Heights, NJ
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PAM Butter
When cooking rice or short pasta (such as orzo), spray the pan with PAM before adding the water. It will keep the rice or pasta from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
—Debbie,
Clearwater, FL
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PAM Original
When prepping potatoes, spray your knives with PAM to prevent sticking.
—Jerry, Stafford, KS
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PAM Original
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When roasting a turkey, spray it with PAM to brown the meat perfectly.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
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PAM Original
Spray your dish with PAM before poaching eggs. It'll prevent the egg whites from sticking and make cleanup a cinch.
—Sue, Barrington, IL
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PAM Original
Working with peanut butter? Spray the knife with PAM for easy cleanup.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
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PAM Original
Make meatballs ahead of time. Simply spray the meat with PAM before cooking, then when you store them for later, the meatballs won't stick to one another.
—Vikki,
Beverly Hills, CA
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PAM Original
Spray homemade egg roll shells with PAM before frying to get a good seal.
—MJ, Kent, WA
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PAM Original
When cooking meals for the week ahead, spray the foil with PAM before covering to freeze, so your dishes come out cleanly when you eat them later.
—Susan,
Mount Airy, NC
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PAM Original
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Making homemade beef jerky? Spray the meat with PAM so it won't stick to the sheet while cooking.
—James, Medford, NJ
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PAM Original
When making homemade pizza crust, spray the dough with PAM to keep it from sticking to your hands, hold a better shape, and cook into a nice golden color in the oven.
—Ginger,
Lee's Summit, MO
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PAM Baking
Before you cover a casserole with foil, spritz the cheese on top with PAM to prevent sticking.
—Cheryl, Aurora, CO
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PAM Original
Spray PAM on French fries—or any other type of potato—before cooking to get a golden brown color.
—Nancy, Rio Rancho, NM
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PAM Original
Spray PAM onto veggies before roasting to lock in flavor and moisture and prevent sticking.
—Dawn, San Diego, CA
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PAM Original
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Avoid the mess of drizzling oil on Panini sandwiches, and spray them with PAM instead. It also helps make perfect grill marks.
—Ashley, Hammond, IN
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PAM Olive Oil
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Prevent soggy French Dip sandwiches when you spray the bread with PAM before broiling briefly.
—Denine, Chico, CA
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PAM Butter
Spray your uncooked pasta with PAM to prevent it from sticking to itself.
—Debbie,
Clearwater, FL
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PAM Olive Oil
Prevent cheese from sticking and lumping by spraying your grater with PAM.
—Briley, Martinez, CA
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PAM Original
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Spray quesadillas with PAM before cooking to give them a golden brown color.
—Erica, Decatur, GA
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PAM Butter
Coat your skillet with PAM and pull food right off.
—Laurinda, Santa Clara CA
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PAM Original
When making pita pizza, PAM not only helps soften the pita and retain moisture, but it also prevents it from sticking.
—Paula, West Hartford, CT
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PAM Organic
Olive Oil
Prevent eggs from sticking by spraying your dishes with PAM.
—Danica, Tuscon, AZ
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PAM Original
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To create a quick and easy carrot dessert, grate carrots and spray them with PAM. Then, steam then in the microwave. To finish, add milk, dry fruits, and sugar.
—Shobha,
Waltham, MA
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PAM Butter
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To help seasoning stick before baking, spray PAM on breads, muffins, and rolls and sprinkle on spices, herbs, cinnamon, or sugar.
—Laura, Bridgewater, NJ
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PAM Baking
Spray your measuring containers before measuring shortening for cooking or baking to prevent sticking and make cleanup easy.
—Elliza, Taylorsville, GA
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PAM Baking
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When making bruschetta, substitute PAM for a quick and tasty twist.
—Jon, Independence, OH
Suggested Product:
PAM Olive Oil

Grilling Tips

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Spritz an ear of corn with PAM before seasoning to help the flavor stick on.
—Stephanie, Spring Grove, IL
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PAM Butter
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Grilling a tin foil dinner? Spray the foil before you insert you meat, veggies, and potatoes, and the food won't stick to the foil on the grill.
—Ca, Indianapolis, IN
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PAM Grilling
Avoid the mess of drizzling oil on Panini sandwiches, and spray them with PAM instead. It also helps make perfect grill marks.
—Ashley, Hammond, IL
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
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Spray PAM on your grilling brush for a lighter brushing technique than traditional oil.
—Julie, Wichita, KS
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PAM Olive Oil
Spray your barbeque skewers with PAM before adding meat and veggies, so your shish kabobs are easy to eat.
—Tonya, Newark, DE
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PAM Grilling
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Spray PAM right onto your cold grill to prevent meat from sticking.
—David, Birmingham, AL
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PAM Grilling
Spray PAM on your pepper grilling rack to prevent jalapeno poppers from sticking—and make cleanup easy.
—Rock, New York City, NY
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PAM Grilling
Spray PAM right onto your grill to prevent meat from sticking.
—David, Birmingham, AL
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PAM Grilling
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When grilling fish, spray aluminum foil with PAM before placing the fish on the foil. You won't waste a single bite and cleanup is a breeze.
—Deborah, Vero Beach, FL
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PAM Grilling

Baking Tips

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Banana bread is easier to pull off when you coat your pan in PAM.
—Anne, San Diego, CA
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PAM Butter
Spray PAM on your pan to help the paper stay in place. Then, spray the top of the paper with PAM to make cleanup easy—and add a light golden brown finish to your food.
—Jeanne,
Conroe, TX
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PAM Butter
Cover your cake pans with PAM to ensure your cakes come out easily. Plus, cleanup is a cinch.
—Lyndsay, Lewiston, ME
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PAM Baking
Spray your cookie sheets with PAM. It's easier to cleanup—and your cookies come off the sheets with ease.
—Nicole, Myrtle Beach, FL
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PAM Baking
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Prevent bacon from baking into the nooks and crannies of your dish by spraying it before with PAM.
—Mellissa, Statesville, NC
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Chopping nuts? Spray your food processor beforehand with PAM to make cleanup easy.
—K, Overland Park, KS
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
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Coat your food processor or blender blades before use to make cleanup a breeze.
—Jean, Harington, TX
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
When roasting a turkey, spray it with PAM to brown the meat perfectly.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
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Working with peanut butter? Spray the knife with PAM for easy cleanup.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
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PAM Original
Before cutting homemade caramels spray your knife blade with PAM so it cuts cleanly and won't stick.
—Eileen, McFarland, WI
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PAM Baking
When cooking meals for the week ahead, spray the foil with PAM before covering to freeze, so your dishes come out cleanly when you eat them later.
—Susan, Mount Airy, NC
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
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Prevent caramel apples from sticking. Simply wait until the caramel has cooled, lightly spritz with PAM, and they won't stick to the paper.
—Amy, Birmingham, AL
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PAM Original
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Prevent jello from sticking by prepping the mold with PAM.
—Jill, Northfield, OH
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PAM Original
When making baklava, spray each sheet of dough with PAM instead of coating with butter. It saves time and gives great color and flavor to this delicious dessert.
—Amber,
Parkersburg, WV
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PAM Butter
Spray your cookie scoop with PAM to help the dough fall out easier.
—Quinn, Fosston, MN
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PAM Baking
Spray your hands with PAM before working with gum paste or fondant for cake decorating for spectacular results.
—Christine, North Collins, NY
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PAM Baking
Spray PAM on the inside of your pie tin prior to adding your pie crust so your slices come out nice and clean when slicing.
—Christine, Des Moines, IA
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PAM Baking
Coat your pastry cutters with PAM before cutting. You'll get better shaped dough that doesn't stick—and easier cleanup.
—Julie, Wichita, KS
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PAM Baking
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Prep your rolling pin and counter tops with PAM instead of flower to get perfect, moist rolls every time.
—Karla, Emmett, ID
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PAM Baking
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For perfect carmelized pears, prep with PAM.
—Andre, Novato, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Prevent cheese from sticking and lumping when you spray your grater with PAM.
—Briley, Martinez, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
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Prevent pound cake from sticking (and retain a perfect shape) by prepping the pan with PAM.
—Hannah, Mears, MI
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PAM Baking
When baking with honey, spray your measuring spoon and/or cup with PAM before measuring, so the honey slides out with ease.
—Cynthia, Lawndale, CA
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PAM Baking
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Spray your measuring containers before measuring shortening for cooking or baking to prevent sticking and make cleanup easy.
—Elliza, Taylorsville, GA
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PAM Baking
Give your peanut brittle a hint of butter flavor (and make cleanup easy) when you prep the cookie sheet with PAM.
—Quinn, Fosston, MN
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PAM Butter
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Transporting cupcakes? Spray a thin layer of PAM on the plastic wrap to prevent frosting from sticking.
—Amanda, Thousand Oaks, CA
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PAM Baking
When rolling dough by hand, spray your hands with PAM so the dough doesn't stick to your hands.
—Kristy, Fitchburg, MA
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PAM Baking
Got kids? Use PAM to prep the sheet of an Easy-Bake-Oven to prevent their creations from sticking.
—Caroline, Miami, FL
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PAM Baking
When using 3D cake pans, coat the pans with PAM first and then coat with a light layer of flour to prevent sticking.
—Kalen, Puyallyp, WA
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PAM Baking
Prevent cupcakes and muffins from sticking to the paper by spraying it with PAM before you drop in the batter.
—Tammy, Chula Vista, CA
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PAM Baking
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Food Prep Tips

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When making bruschetta, substitute PAM for olive for a quick and tasty twist.
—Janene, Clarksville, MD
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PAM Olive Oil
Spray your hands with PAM before molding cheese to prevent cheese sticking to your hands.
—Rita, Edison, NJ
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PAM Baking
Spray PAM on eggs, meat, and vegetables before cooking to add a touch of flavor.
—Jennifer, Allen, TX
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
Prevent sandwich fillings from making the bread soggy when you spray the bread with PAM before.
—Denine, Chico, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
Grilled Cheese Shortcut: Substitute PAM for butter on both sides of the bread. You'll get a nice brown color, delicious butter flavor, and a fraction of the calories of using real butter.
—Hillary,
Portsmouth, VA
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
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When rolling dough by hand, spray your hands with PAM so the dough doesn't stick to your hands.
—Amethyst, Brandon, FL
Suggested Product:
PAM Baking
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When spraying PAM, do it over an open dishwasher. That way, the dishwasher takes care of anything you over spray.
—Laura, Franktown, CO
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Coat your food processor blades before use to make cleanup a breeze.
—Jean, Harlingen, TX
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
When roasting a turkey, spray it with PAM to brown the meat perfectly.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Spritz an ear of corn with PAM before seasoning to help the flavor stick on.
—Stephanie, Spring Grove, IL
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
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When storing leftovers, spray the insides of plastic storage baggies before putting your food inside. Your leftovers will come out cleanly and intact.
—Jennifer, Mount Pleasant, SC
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Spray PAM on French fries—or any other type of potato—before cooking to get a golden brown color.
—Nancy, Rio Rancho, NM
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Spray PAM onto veggies before roasting to lock in flavor and moisture and prevent sticking.
—Dawn, San Diego, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
view food prepare tip
Avoid the mess of drizzling oil on Panini sandwiches, and spray them with PAM instead. It also helps make perfect grill marks.
—Ashley, Hammond, IN
Suggested Product:
PAM Olive Oil
view food prepare tip
Prevent soggy French Dip sandwiches when you spray the bread with PAM before broiling briefly.
—Denine, Chico, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Prep veggie burgers with PAM before grilling to prevent them from drying out on the grill.
—Jennifer, Hilliard, OH
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PAM Grilling
Keep seasoning stuck to meat (even when you flip it on the grill) by prepping your meat with PAM.
—Denine, Chico, CA
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PAM Grilling
Before bread has risen, help keep the moisture in by covering the bread in PAM-covered plastic wrap.
—S, Lawrenceville, GA
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
Add great taste to leftovers by spraying them with PAM before reheating.
—Janet, Royal Oak, MI
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
For perfect carmelized pears, prep with PAM.
—Andre, Novato, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
view food prepare tip
Prevent cheese from sticking and lumping when you spray your grater with PAM.
—Briley, Martinez, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Canola
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Clean Up Tips

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Working with peanut butter? Spray the knife with PAM for easy cleanup.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Avoid the mess of drizzling oil on Panini sandwiches, and spray them with PAM instead. It also helps make perfect grill marks.
—Ashley, Hammond, IN
Suggested Product:
PAM Olive Oil
view cleanup tip
Keep seasoning stuck to meat (even when you flip it on the grill) by prepping your meat with PAM.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Grilling
Keep grilling tools sparkling clean by spraying them with PAM before use.
—Rachel, Wheaton, IL
Suggested Product:
PAM Grilling
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Coat your pastry cutters with PAM before cutting. You'll get better shaped dough that doesn't stick — and easier cleanup.
—Julie, Wichita, KS
Suggested Product:
PAM Baking
Prevent eggs from sticking by prepping your dishes with PAM.
—Danica, Tuscon, AZ
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Chopping nuts? Spray your food processor beforehand with PAM to make cleanup easy.
—K, Overland Park, KS
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
view cleanup tip
When spraying PAM, do it over an open dishwasher. That way, the dishwasher takes care of anything you over spray.
—Laura, Franktown, CO
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Cover the inside of a foil pan with PAM before adding prepared stuffing or dressed to make cleanup easy.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Coat your stainless steel egg poacher with PAM before use, and the eggs will slide right onto your toast when it's time to eat. Plus, cleanup is a snap.
—Marlene, Sun West City, AZ
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Combat 6-8 hours of cooked-on food by spraying PAM on the inside of your crockpot before use.
—Cynthia, North Bergen, NJ
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
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Coat your food processor or blender blades before use to make cleanup a breeze.
—Jean, Harlingen, TX
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Spray a light coating of PAM on your plastic storage containers before leftovers. It makes cleanup easier and also prevents staining.
—Jennifer, Mount Pleasant, SC
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
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Spray the inside of your drip bucket with PAM. That way, when the fat hardens after cooking, it's a cinch to clean up.
—Linda, Vista, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Spray your measuring containers before measuring shortening for cooking or baking to prevent sticking and make cleanup easy.
—Elliza, Taylorsville, GA
Suggested Product:
PAM Baking
view cleanup tip
Give your peanut brittle a hint of butter flavor (and make cleanup easy) when you prep the cookie sheet with PAM.
—Quinn, Fosston, MN
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
view cleanup tip
Spray PAM on your pan to help the paper stay in place. Then, spray the top of the paper with PAM to make cleanup easy—and add a light golden brown finish to your food.
—Jeanne,
Conroe, TX
Suggested Product:
PAM Butter
Cover your cake pans with PAM to ensure your cakes come out easily. Plus, cleanup is a cinch.
—Lyndsay, Lewiston, ME
Suggested Product:
PAM Baking
Spray your cookie sheets with PAM. It's easier to cleanup—and your cookies come off the sheets with ease.
—Nicole, Myrtle Beach, FL
Suggested Product:
PAM Baking
view cleanup tip
Prevent bacon from baking into the nooks and crannies of your dish by spraying it before with PAM.
—Mellissa, Statesville, NC
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
view cleanup tip
When making oatmeal on the stovetop, spray your saucepan with PAM beforehand for easy cleanup.
—Pam, Salem, NH
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
Video Tip
Spray your dish with PAM before poaching eggs. It'll prevent the egg whites from sticking and make cleanup a cinch.
—Trish, San Diego, CA
Suggested Product:
PAM Original
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