Transform burnt pans to their former glory with this clever hack

Jan 01, 2024
Across social media, users enthusiastically applauded the method, celebrating it as the kitchen miracle that effortlessly turned their scorched pans back to their original sparkling state. Source: Getty Images.

In the world of culinary conundrums, where burnt pans often meet their tragic fate, a kitchen wizard has emerged on the scene with a game-changing hack that promises to revive them from the ashes.

Meet English broadcaster Sarah Beeny, the unsung hero of home cooks everywhere, who recently took to TikTok to reveal her secret weapon against stubborn burnt remnants and charred nightmares.

Showcasing the pan that had served its duty in preparing last night’s stew, Beeny demonstrated the simple yet effective method.

“I could leave it and scrub it,” she said.

“But a much easier way to do it is to put a little bit of water in, like that.

“Then I’m going to stick a couple of dishwasher tablets in, like this, and put it on the cooker.”

Carrying the pan to her cooker, she remarked, “I’ll just leave that and in about 20 minutes it will just wipe clean.”

After the designated time had elapsed, Sarah returned to the sink, pouring out the now murky water.

Using a sponge, she meticulously cleaned the pan’s edges to reveal “one clean pan”.

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Across social media, users enthusiastically applauded the method, celebrating it as the kitchen miracle that effortlessly turned their scorched pans back to their original sparkling state.

“I think you might just have saved my cast iron pan. Thank you,” one person wrote.

“Thats worth knowing.”

“Well impressed!!” commented another.

“Great tip thanks.”

Beeny isn’t the only one with the secret to returning burnt pots and pans to their former glory.

Previously a Brisbane mum took the internet by storm after she revealed how she removes stubborn stains from the bottom of cooking pots in minutes. Taking to Instagram, creative stylist Liz Amaya shared a video detailing her easy hack, and the best part, you only need two ingredients from your kitchen cupboard!

To get started, Liz sprinkles a thin layer of table salt on the bottom of the pot. She then adds a tablespoon of white vinegar and rubs vigorously with a sponge for several minutes before rinsing under the tap. Liz then polishes with a clean cloth and — voila — the cooking pot looks as good as new!

Liz’s post received a slew of praise from followers, with one writing, “I’ll have to try this when I get home.”

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