Ammonia to clean stove grates. Everyone who owns a gas stove, pin this! It works! Mine were absolutely disgusting and I tried everything to clean them. It was so gross how much came off! Definitely the best stove grate cleaner ever.
1950 Tappan In the Tappan acquired O'Keefe & Merritt. For a number of years, though, the two companies produced combined units such as this beauty. We affectionately refer to these treasures as "O'Tappans.