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Melissa Maker, cleaning expert, shows Tamara how to clean a burnt pan - they are usually so hard to clean but with this amazing trick, it's easy to handle! By using baking soda and dish soap with a bit of heat, the pan becomes clean in under a minute. Check it out!

Tamara asked: What's the quickest way to clean uber dirty pots and pants?


What you need-
1) Dirty pot/pan/dish
2) A few drops of dish soap
3) 2 tablespoons baking soda
4) Water
5) Cleaning toothbrush/double-sided sponge

For stainless steel cookware:
To start, add a few drops of dish soap to the dirty pan. Next, you'll need to add 1 tablespoon of baking soda and fill the pan ΒΌ of the way with water. Put the pan on high and let it simmer for a while. Once the pot has simmered for a few minutes, pour the hot liquid down the drain. BE CAREFUL! The pot will be very hot. Add another tablespoon of baking soda to the pan and use either the cleaning toothbrush or the double-sided sponge to scrape away stuck on grease. Rinse with water and enjoy you're sparkly clean pan!

For a casserole dish: Put it in the oven for a few minutes until it starts to simmer. The heat will speed up the process of breaking down the soot.

For copper cookware: Replace the baking soda with coarse salt and add to an inch of simmering water and soap.