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How to clean pots?

I have a pot that I left on the stove a little too long. It's all burnt at the bottom and I can't get it off. How do I clean this?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:46 PM on Mar. 25, 2011 in Home & Garden

Answers (12)
  • try soaking it for awhile the attack it with a magic eraser! Works every time

    Answer by rebeccadac at 12:48 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • I'd soak it in hot soapy water for several hours.

    Answer by meooma at 12:48 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • I use SOS pads on my pots, you just got to use a little elbpw grease to get it clean again

    Answer by kanakake at 12:48 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • boil some vinegar in the bottom to the point where the burned on stuff stops. It will loosen it. You can also just soak the pot in plain water for a week as water is the worlds strongest solvent.

    Answer by vbruno at 12:48 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Let is soak in hot water.

    Answer by Chloesmom1126 at 12:49 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Comet

    Answer by Nicoles2LilRams at 12:50 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • What kind of pot is it? I would use bar keeper's friend with a sponge or dish cloth or a magic eraser on the BOTTOM OUTSIDE only. Don't use an SOS pad, as it will scratch your pot.

    Answer by twin_mommy at 12:54 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • I have heated water, added automatic dishwasher crystals, and let the pot sit overnight. That worked VERY well.

    Answer by Dr.Donna at 12:55 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • If it's stainless, your best option is steel wool.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 1:07 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Soak in water with a fabric sheet like you use in your dryer.

    Answer by Candi1024 at 1:10 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

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