Best ways to clean Stainless Steel Pots and Pans

There are ample evidences where we leave the pans and pots on the stove and we engage ourselves in some phone calls or are attending to other chores. It will be too late by the time we realize that our stainless steel pots and pans are over heated and have burnt completely. Theses stains are too difficult to be removed and they do look ugly on our pots. The following are some of the easy and friendly tricks that will get back the old look of your steel pots and pans:


Cola: Yes, I am talking about the carbonated drink which we all consume in our regular life. You will be surprised to know that it can clean off the burnt stains from your vessels. It is highly acidic in nature. Pour some cola in your pan and simmer it. Leave it for few minutes and then scrape it off. The stains will no longer be there. One can also imaging the side-effects of cola on our health after this experiment.

Lime and Salt: Lime is highly acidic in nature and is rich in citric acid. It is a natural cleanser and is used for multi-purposes. Take some fresh lime juice and pour it on the burnt area of the pans and pots. Sprinkle some salt over it. Allow this mixture to settle for few minutes. Let the lemon, salt and steel react. Just scrub it away after few minutes. The results will be positive. You can repeat the procedure if you still find some stubborn stains.

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Red Wine: We all will agree that wine is    good for skin and health. Next time when you purchase wine, do save it some for cleaning your burnt steel pots and pans. Sprinkle some wine in the pan or the areas that needs to be cleaned. Allow it to reside for sometime. Scrub it off later on. The wine will definitely react on the stains and will remove it completely.

Baking Soda: It serves as a natural cleanser and is used in several cosmetic products as well/ Take two tablespoon of water and 1 tablespoon of baking soda to it. Stir it and make a paste out of it. Apply the paste on the burnt areas and leave it for overnight. Scrape it off in the morning. The other solution to clean the pan. would be to add some baking soda and water in the pan. Simmer it for few minutes and allow it to cool. The baking soda will serve the purpose.

Salt: We cannot imagine consuming the salt less food in our life, an we? Sodium chloride is a part of our life. This salt not only adds taste to the food, but also fights with the burnt food stains. Boil some water in the pan. Add some salt to it. Let the liquid simmer and scrape it with a wooden spoon frequently to loosen the glued food particles. If you are still struggling with the stains, let the procedure be set for few more hours. Cool it down and throw it off. Add more salt this time and repeat the procedure. The stains will definitely vanish. I am sure Sodium Chloride will not disappoint you.

Vinegar: Vinegar is also acidic in nature and serves as a cleansing agent. Pour some bvinegar in the pan and add some water to it. Set it to simmer. You can use any Vinegar flavor. Cover the pan with the lid and let the natural process begin. The stains will no longer be visible.

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