Stovetop Surfaces: Hot Utensil with Food

Situation
A hot (120° F--49° C--or more) lid or utensil (such as a spoon, fork, or ladle) containing food is put on a stovetop surface. Consider:
  • Temperature of stovetop;
  • Volume of food on lid or fork/spoon;
  • Timing--Was the stovetop used at 120° F or more within 24 hours? (If not and if it is clean, everything is kosher b'di'avad.)
Status of Utensil
  • Utensil: Dry.
 Stove: Clean.
 Utensil is kosher.
  • Utensil: Dry or wet.
 Stove: Dirty.
 Utensil is non-kosher.
  • Utensil: Wet.
 Stove (clean or dirty); had hot opposite-gender food on it within previous 24 hours.
 Utensil is not kosher.
  • Utensil: Dry or wet.
 Stove: Clean; no hot opposite-gender food on it within the previous 24 hours:
 Utensil is kosher.
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