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How to Clean A Burnt Pot {Cleaning Tip}

Posted by  ·  May 15, 2014  ·  Last Updated: May 15, 2014

Another great use for vinegar! Not only does it clean your shower, unclog your drain, and polish your stainless steel it can also cleans your pots with burnt on food!

cleaning with vinegar

Just mix about two tablespoons vinegar per half cup water to cover burned areas (at least up an inch the side of the pan). Boil for 5 minutes then use a brush to remove all the food.  If you have any tough spots, empty liquid and add some baking soda and continue scrubbing.

how to clean pots with vinegar

Here is another household tip.  You can’t believe how easy it is to make your grill non-stick! You won’t believe this trick!

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  1. Sharon K anania
    Sunday, May 17th, 2015
    Love to get your posts
  2. Nurul
    Sunday, December 28th, 2014
    you can also try boiling some water and detergent in the pan, after a couple of minutes it will be easy to scrub tHe burnt parts off
  3. cindy
    Friday, December 26th, 2014
    You can also cover the burnt-on area with water and put a dryer sheet in it, let soak an hour or so, and wash clean.
  4. Friday, December 26th, 2014
    Awesome!! I can't believe I didn't think of this, I use vinegar for cleaning a lot and struggle with burnt stuff on pans SO much! lol. Thanks for sharing!
  5. Naile
    Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
    Spray oven cleaner Easy Off works like magic...
  6. sigrid
    Thursday, May 15th, 2014
    This is actually a super useful post, will definitely give this a try next time I burn something! :-)