Pots and pans are so beautiful and look amazing on your baking rack, but not if the bottoms have that caked on yellow filmy stains. I had this very same problem with my gorgeous stainless steel pots and pans. and I went searching on the internet for an answer to my dilemma. I found this excellent stainless steel cleaning video tutorial by Andrea Jean Cleaning, on YouTube, and the results they got were amazing. There are several methods of cleaning featured in this video, even a commercial-grade product that was supposed to remove carbon. The verdict, in the end, is that the onion powder and hydrogen peroxide soak, then scrubbing with a Brillo pad works really well and is very good for semi-light stains and maintenance. For tough baked-on stains, you want to use Easy-Off Oven Cleaner.
Materials For Cleaning Stained Bakeware:
- Onion powder
- Hydrogen peroxide
- A Brillo Pad
- Easy-Off Oven Cleaner
In this excellent stainless steel cleaning video tutorial by Andrea Jean Cleaning, on YouTube, you will learn how to use these awesome cleaning methods to clean all of your stained bakeware. You will begin by sprinkling the onion powder on the stained pan, then you will add small pools of hydrogen peroxide.
Then, you will use a Brillo pad to clean the mixture off.
This method does work really well, but remember the best way to use these awesome methods, is to not let the pans get too dirty before you start to deep clean them.