How to Clean Stainless Steel Pots and Pans

How to Clean Stainless Steel Pots and Pans

If you’ve ever felt dread at the sight of burnt-on, scorched, singed, or gunky food residue on your shiny stainless steel pots and pans, this video is for you. Michael and Lesley are here to show you how to clean your cookware and return it to its sparkly best.

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  1. l quinn
    l quinn 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Off to buy some EASYOFF.

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  2. Jessica Aguirre
    Jessica Aguirre 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    My pots omg really took some time like hours 😮😮

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  3. A W
    A W 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    lesley talks too much

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  4. willison
    willison 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Baking soda didn't work

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  5. JASON Tsai
    JASON Tsai 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    it works
    thank you

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  6. Dave Clark
    Dave Clark 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    I tried a bunch of different methods including the vinegar, the baking soda and Bar Keeper's friend. After all that, just spraying it with oven cleaner and wrapping it in plastic or putting a lid on it for a couple hours (so it doesn't dry out too quickly) worked the best.

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  7. Nico Mladic
    Nico Mladic 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    all of this seems more work than necessary. I ended up just using the old ketchup method. Cover the area(s) that need to be cleaned with Ketchup and place plastic wrap over so it doesn't dry up. Leave for 24 hrs. Wash gently with dish soap and my pan is sparkling new again. No scrubbing needed.

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  8. R Hauser
    R Hauser 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Hmmm Burnt on baking soda???????? not possible within the heat range of kitchen stoves. A grade 9 science degree would help.

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  9. Ruth Acuna
    Ruth Acuna 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Thank you, I prefer to use natural cleaning items.

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  10. Yasmine Hayles
    Yasmine Hayles 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Can I use the dish washer

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  11. lowkey
    lowkey 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    dumb, just use oven cleaner.

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  12. Wok With Me
    Wok With Me 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Does it work with Teflon coated pans? Thanks!

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  13. christopher falconer
    christopher falconer 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    All wrong light scrub all heavy debris and then soak overnight in about 1 ounce per gallon of water NAOH(liquid drano)no scrubbing to get clean. Stainless steel only aluminum will react and turn black and need to be polished .

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  14. kumbackquatsta
    kumbackquatsta 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    and if we don't have a giant ass pot?

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  15. JJ Flash
    JJ Flash 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    LOL. You put in half a Box of Baking Soda to clean one Pan. You can use half the amount of Bon Ami, create a paste and scrub. At the end of the day Bon Ami is cheaper and non-toxic unlike Bar Keeper’s Friend.

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  16. Mariam Harun
    Mariam Harun 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Thank you for sharing 🙂

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  17. Musashi Senku
    Musashi Senku 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Wtf did you pour in after the baking soda?? Goofy “little a little alittle” bs isnt helpful.

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  18. Shannon Kertai
    Shannon Kertai 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    What kind of dishes do you have in the back? 🙂

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  19. Mary Lee
    Mary Lee 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    I was a little confused….was it water you were adding to the backing soda? You argued over the explanation!

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  20. jeffpro18
    jeffpro18 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Best method to clean a stainless steel pan or pot is to replace it 😋

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  21. Coach KI
    Coach KI 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Love it! Thank you so much..cant wait to try this

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  22. Beanie
    Beanie 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Baking soda and vinegar give it time to fizz up and scrub👍 works every time

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  23. Mr. Butch
    Mr. Butch 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Ummm, Michael … Mr. Butch here. No way you will ever be mistaken for Butch. No worries, be who you are.

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  24. Airtouch67
    Airtouch67 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Just use oven cleaner.. Lol.

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  25. Vanessa Escobar
    Vanessa Escobar 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Too much work/time consuming

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  26. JamMasta J
    JamMasta J 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    This was such a cute and helpful video! Great vibes! 🙌Thanks guys!

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  27. Magpie Photography Saint John
    Magpie Photography Saint John 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    For a burnt black pot , make a paste of baking soda and water just enough to make the paste. Coat the whole pot and leave 24 hrs. It will lift the burnt on black right off with a wipe..If it doesn't repeat. . Wash with dish soap after. It will.sparkle.

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  28. moon laura
    moon laura 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    I wonder if this work for pot molds. Does anyone know?

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  29. Heang Ngow
    Heang Ngow 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Thank u so much it works

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  30. 426 SUPER BEE
    426 SUPER BEE 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    Most cases let it soak in water then go back to it 30 min later and its easy to wash it. If its greasy? Use hot water and a little Joy liquid soap. My problem is how to make stainless steel shine ?

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  31. KGhaleon
    KGhaleon 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    There's a yellow residue on my pans from cooking sprays and it doesn't come out with dishing detergent. Will this baking soda solution work?

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  32. da900smoove1 Aka Sam Houston
    da900smoove1 Aka Sam Houston 15 May, 2022, 05:04

    I'm 55yrs old….. you would be amazed how just letting a pan sit in water for a few hours or overnight will release 99% of nearly burnt food…..Water erodes and breaks down alot of organic material….and growing up in a household of 8 and having dishes duty for 1 week intervals gives you Great Understanding of how to get pots and pans clean

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