Coming from the chef and catering world, I’m not stranger to burnt pots. Even recently, over the weekend, I was one zealous Yoli trying to toast rice fast vs slow and steady and then forgetting I had the pot on the stove turned into a burnt mess. But there is a sure way to start from a clean, stainless steel slate. And your friends in the fight are vinegar and baking soda (or powder). Typically baking soda is used but I ran out and used it’s cousin, baking powder. Mind you this works on stainless, steel pots!
1. In the burnt pot, place enough water to cover the burnt area. Add 1/2 cup to 1 cup of vinegar.
2. Place on the stove and bring to a boil. Remove pot from the heat.
3. Add 2-3 tablespoons of the baking soda or powder and let the magic happen.
4. Scrub your pot with an abrasive sponge.
Bam! And your burnt pot has been saved. You’re welcome.
Pin IT! Scroll over image to pin.