Halacha Tag: libun kal

How To Do Libun

Ovens A conventional oven may be koshered for Pesach with libun kal. Since food does not usually touch the walls of the oven, and food on the racks are in pans, the oven itself does not have any real beliot of chametz. Since food sometimes splatters or drips, it is still proper to kosher the […]

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Libun means heating the utensil to the temperature that, if it were made of iron, the utensil would release sparks (שו”ע או”ח תנא:ד, ע”ע לבושי עוז פח:ו). This is usually referred to as libun gamur. Libun needs to be this hot even if the beliot were not absorbed at such high temperatures, because libun works […]

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