Burned and crusted-on foods can ruin pots and pans. At best, they’re unsightly and at worst, they don’t cook evenly. You can naturally clean your pots and pans with a few easy and eco-friendly steps.
Things You'll Need
- Baking soda
How to Clean Burned Pots and Pans Naturally
Dump 2 tablespoons of baking soda into the dirty pot or pan.
Add a quart of tap water to the pot or pan.
Bring to water in the pot or pan to a boil.
Turn off the heat and let the dirty pot or pan sit for about an hour.
Dump the water and baking soda and wipe the pot or pan with a sponge. The burn stains will lift off easily.
Tips & Warnings
- For tough stains, you may need to repeat the process and also use an abrasive scrubber rather than a sponge.
- For non-stick surfaces though, always use a sponge.
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