Clean the Bottom of Pots & Pans
- Scouring pads 1 synthetic non scratch type, 1 metal coil type
- Steel wool
Wash the stainless steel pots and pans in dish soap and hot water.
Rinse the cookware in plain, warm water to remove soap and to assure a wet surface. Shake baking soda over the bottom of the pot. Scour the stainless steel pot bottom with a synthetic scrubbing pad to remove black marks and prevent scratches.
Polish the bottoms of stainless steel pots and pans with a clean, dry dishcloth.
Copper-Bottomed and Other Pots and Pans
Mix 1 tbs. flour, 1 tbsp. white vinegar and 1 tbsp. salt to create a polish for pot bottoms. Apply the mixture to the pot bottoms with a sponge or non-scratch pad and rub the mixture all over the surface to remove discolorations.
Wash the pans in hot soapy water. Rinse with plain warm water.
Remove stubborn hard water spots from cookware by rubbing a dab of toothpaste on the spots. Rinse thoroughly.
Polish the pots with a clean, dry dishtowel.