How to Clean a Very Nasty Lasagna Pan

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For anyone who has ever tried to figure out how to clean a very nasty lasagna pan, you are not alone. That is why this simple cleaning tip on how to clean burnt pot bottom and pans will help you out. You can never have to many cleaning tips and tricks and the best way to clean pots and pans is something everyone should know. Especially if you are trying to keep on top of your household cleaning, which there is always so much to do.

Some cleaning tips on how to clean a pan with burnt on food include right after using your pots and pans put some dish soap inside while the pot or pan is still hot. Run some water over it; this will loosen up the grease and grime, and most of the dirt will go down the drain. You may need to scrub it out a bit, or you could also put some plain water in the pot or pan and let it boil a few minutes then pour down the drain. To clean a greasy pan easily, you can also add one to two teaspoons of baking soda to the water in which the pan is soaking. To remove burned, and crusted on food and the best way to clean pots and pans you can soak or boil a solution of two tablespoons of baking soda to two pints of water in each pot and pan. Then let stand until the food particles are loosened, then wash out as usual. Use a mild or a moderate abrasive if necessary. Baking soda is a mild abrasive that can also work as a paste when mixed with some hydrogen peroxide and rubbed on the grimy and dirty pot or pan. Leave the baking soda paste on the pan for a couple of hours and repeat if necessary.

Another way to clean a pan with burnt on food for copper saucepans or copper pots is to sprinkle the surface of the copper pans with some coarse salt. Then rub the salt into the stains with a half cut fresh lemon. To clean the bottom of copper pans, sprinkle the bottom of the copper pan with some salt, then take a dampened cloth with some white vinegar and scour away the stains. Salt is a great natural ingredient that can be used for a variety of cleaning projects and is one of the most versatile ingredients when it comes to eco-friendly cleaning. The reason that salt works so well is that it is a mild abrasive which also has bleaching properties. Salt is a natural deodorizer, and when mixed with vinegar and flour it creates a great cleaning paste. Thank you to Janice and Susan for sharing how to clean a pan with burnt on food on the "5 Minutes For Mom" site. These twin, work at home mothers have all sorts of tips on how to keep your house clean, along with family life, food ideas, fashion and beauty, health and fitness, travel and so much more. **

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