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How to Clean a Burned Pot With Supplies You Already Have

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What to do when you burn the hell out of one of your pots

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Place the pot or pan on the stove, and bring the mixture to a boil. It shouldn't take long before you start to notice a difference in the stain's appearance.

Step 3

Take the pot or pan off the burner, and turn off the stove. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of baking soda to the mix. Allow the baking soda to fizz and do its work for a few minutes before emptying the mixture from the pot.

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Step 4

Scrub the pot with the abrasive side of your sponge. You may need to scrub for 30 to 45 seconds, but the burnt spots should come up fairly easily. If the spots are especially stubborn, sprinkle a little dry baking soda on top of them to help abrade the burn marks away. When you're satisfied that the pot is clean, rinse it thoroughly — it should look as good as new.

What to do when you burn the hell out of one of your pots

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