You just enjoyed a good dinner with your family. But, after the delicious dinner, here comes the hour of post-dinner-clean-up. 

You can easily wash off utensils, bowls, and plates, but would it be really easy to clean the burnt mess that could be on the bottom of your pans and pots. And that burn mess really can ruin the look of your lovely pans. 

So, bear with me because I am going to show you how to clean burnt pots and pans outside to look like new?

Let’s get started.

How to clean burnt pots and pans outside?

If pot burns from outside, it doesn’t exactly affect the meal. But I equally understand, how much annoying it could be to see a burnt pot every day.

Don't you hate it to see the burnt pots and pans to destroy your aesthetic kitchen look? Can I totally be honest with you? Well, I do hate it very much. So, we come with some effective solutions.

  • Cleansing products like bar keepers friend:

You have tried everything to clean the mess. But did you try cleansing products like bar keeper friend to clean your mess? If not, you should give it a go.

At first, wet the bottom of your pot, then apply the cleansing products directly on the pans or pots. Then scrub in the powder until the cleansing detergent covers the entire pan.

Leave it for 10 minutes. Then you can wash it if the pot is not terribly burnt. If it’s too much burnt, still some steps need to be taken. After letting it sit for 10 minutes, scrub the pot with a scouring pad or a steel wool pad.

You can try a glove; if it feels rough for you. However, there is not a specific time how much while you need to do it. You have to try until the burnt mess is gone.

  • Baking soda and Vinegar:

The first thing to do is to apply the baking soda on the burnt mark. Then, also apply some drops of vinegar on the burnt area. After this, all you have to do is to scrub the pot with a stainless steel scourer.

clean burnt pots and pans outside

Keep it in mind that you have to do it with a little pressure. Using a hand glove is optional. Depends on your comfort level. After the burnt marks are gone, wash it.

  • Ketchup:

First of all, cover the burn area with ketchup. Then scrub the pan, and finally wash it. It really is that simple. Than your pots and pans look like new.  

  • Salt:

Salt could be another uncompromising cleanser to try for burnt pots and pans. In that case, you can try coarse kosher salt.  It’s absolutely divine to alleviate scorch marks.

To make things better, you can pair it with hot water or detergent. Also, a piece of lemon with salt could do wonders for you.

It’s easier than you think, isn’t it?

coarse kosher salt
  • Cream of Tatar:

Cream of tartar could be your lifesaver when it comes to clean burnt pots and pans. So, how would you use it?

Here’s the kicker-

Take a cup of water. Then mix a tablespoon of cream of tartar in it. Then again, boil the mixture and use it to scrub the scorched pan.

Here’s how ridiculously easy it is.

A word of caution: Do not use boiling water. It can hurt you. Let it cool a bit, first.

Whenever you have the question in your mind, how to clean outside bottom of pots and pans like ceramic cookware, definitely give a try to these solutions. 

They are very effective. And hopefully, will solve your problems if you have the best ceramic cookware.

How to wash Nonstick Pan?

Washing nonstick pan properly definitely expand the lifespan of it. The most important rule to wash nonstick pan is, never use it in the dishwasher. Rather wash the pan with a mild soap plus a soft sponge (nylon sponge is recommended). Then clean it with lukewarm water.

How to wash nonstick Pan

Another important factor of a nonstick pan is, it needs to dry immediately. Never store a wet nonstick cookware, it can rust off. Use soft dish rag or paper towel to dry the non-stick pan.

Conclusion Ideas:

Cleaning and washing are part and parcel of cooking. So, it’s very important to do it properly. Hopefully, our tips will assist you to clean burnt pots and pans outside and your cooking journey. What is more important, every solution we provided, we tried most of them. So, they are really very much operative. Good luck.

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