How to clean old wearever aluminum pots and pans

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  • Maureen Barringer Maureen Barringer on Jan 19, 2018
    use on out side of pans -catsup & lemon juice
    • Linda Linda on Jan 20, 2018
      Thank you, I will give it a try, and let you know how I made out.
  • Cindy Cindy on Jan 19, 2018
    Hi Linda, Fill the pots with warm water and add 1 tablespoon of cream of tartar. Simmer until discoloration is gone. You can replace the cream of tartar for lemon juice. To protect your aluminum pans, don't put them in the dishwasher. Wash by hand. I hope this helps you. Best wishes.
  • Jewellmartin Jewellmartin on Jan 20, 2018
    And never turn the heat on high under the pots and pans. Besides burning the bottoms, the heat may actually warp the bottoms. But for that, I’ve used a hammer wrapped in a towel! 41 years and counting on my clean, shiny, level cookware. ☺️
  • Sharon Sharon on Jan 20, 2018
    I don't know about these ladies above, but I was taught to never use acid, including tomato, lemons or vinegar, in my mom's cast aluminum pans as it darkens them.
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jan 20, 2018
    Aluminum is not recommended to be used for cooking these days............
  • Linda Linda on Jan 20, 2018
    it is the outside that needs cleaning, will try catsup and lemon juice.
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