How Do You Clean Aluminum Fry Pans?

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Aluminum cookware is popular because it is affordable, lightweight and a good conductor of heat. With proper cleaning and care, aluminum pots and fry pans can last for many years.

Daily Cleaning

  • To prevent warping, never put hot aluminum pans into water. Hand washing the cookware deters unsightly stains on the surface caused by minerals frequently found in extremely hot dishwasher cleaning water. Thorough hand drying averts water spots.

Cooking & Usage Tips

  • Adding salt to boiling water in aluminum pans and stirring it until it dissolves protects the pans' surfaces. Remove acidic or very salty foods from aluminum as soon as possible to avoid pitting the cookware surface. Use wooden or nylon utensils to protect the pans from nicks and scrapes.

Extended Care

  • Rub discolored or stained aluminum pans with a vinegar and water solution to restore their sheen. Difficult stains and stuck-on foods are removable with non-abrasive cleaning pads.

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