How to get baked clean the blackened bottom to stainle pots / pans

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Uses very frequently for frying , unable to remove with steel wool, soaking , dishwasher tried to remove even when the pan hot . hoping there is a solvent that will work .? Please advise
q how to get baked clean the blackened bottom to stainle pots pans
A favorite piece of cookware , as you can tell would like to get it looking close to new
thanks
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  • Mim29735634 Mim29735634 on Jan 27, 2018
    Fill pot halfway with water / simmer on stove for half hour or so - let sit - will soften.
  • Mim29735634 Mim29735634 on Jan 27, 2018
    use stainless steel curly scrubbers
  • Hog3275625 Hog3275625 on Jan 27, 2018
    After softening, try scrubbing with Barkeepers Friend. It might take several applications but its worked for me.
  • Sandra Green Sandra Green on Jan 27, 2018
    Place the pan in a plastic bag...pour in some 1/4 cup or so of ammonia, close bag tightly and leave in garage overnight. In the morning it should be easy to clean out with barkeepers friend. Good luck !
  • Rod32297270 Rod32297270 on Jan 27, 2018
    baking sofa soaked overnight and vinegar
  • Swan Road Designs Swan Road Designs on Jan 28, 2018
    Coat the cooked-on area well with heavy-duty Easy-Off oven cleaner, then secure the pan in a plastic bag. Just make sure you don't get any oven cleaner on the handle. Leave in the bag for a day. Longer, if you think you can do without the pan for more than a day.

    Once the time is up, remove the pan from the bag and wash thoroughly. It should be pretty free of gunk.

    If that doesn't get it all, repeat the process.

    I've done this with any number of stainless pans with 100% success.
  • Lynn Sorrell Lynn Sorrell on Apr 03, 2020

    Use ammonia as Sandra stated only I use comet cleanser and green scrubber pad after ammonia soak; clean after each use with comet works great on all stain less steel so burnt on stuff doesn't add up again

  • Fastlights Fastlights on Apr 03, 2020

    I use sandpaper to get rid of the burnt. But wet the pan first and apply detergent then scrub it slightly using sandpaper.

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