Removing char from frying pans sounds pretty. The truth is it is a lot harder than it sounds. There will be a few steps that need to be followed. one wrong move and you know you are doomed. Here are the steps in getting the heavy char out so that you will learn it the next time you encounter a problem like this:
Add Few Drops of Soap to Pan
It is no surprise that this is the first step since you would basically need to wash the pan. Make sure you possess a good brand of soap so the results would be more than satisfactory. This is not the time to risk it with a brand that has yet to prove itself. It would indeed be better to be safe than sorry.
Add One Tablespoon of Baking Soda
The next step would be to add one tablespoon of baking soda in order to fill the pan. You know you will feel confident that it will be pretty clean when you put baking soda in it. It would usually take care of other things that are tougher to clean than frying pans.
Fill 1/4 of the Pan with Water
There is no need to worry whether or not the water is clean or not. Besides, if it is hot then it will most likely do a great job of cleaning the frying pan.
Let Pan Simmer
When the pan simmers, that means you are one step closing in getting rid of the char in the frying pan. Better observe for a few minutes until you know it would be safe to proceed to the next step. After all, the pan is going to be a bit hot so it would be better to use gloves for the task.
Use Toothbrush to Eliminate the Char
This is when you can use a toothbrush to remove all the grease out of the frying pan. If it is burnt, it will be pretty hard but you know you are going to exert a lot of effort in order to get all that dirt out of there.
Rinse with Water
Also, you must get rid of the water since that is already dirty. Don’t make the mistake of trying to drink it. It does not mean that it is mixed with baking soda then it already means that it would taste great. You must get rid of it as soon as possible. Of course, you must let the frying pan dry so it won’t be long before you can use it again. If it is only a few hours before you eat again, you know it won’t be long before you need to do so.
In conclusion, you will encounter char on your frying pans quite often. Hence, you are going to repeat this process a lot more often than you originally thought. Thus, better get the cleaning materials ready which won’t be much since you just need soap, baking soda, and a lot of water.
Heather is a wife, mother, and businesswoman. She runs a business that sells different household items. She also conducts seminars about these items and other useful tips around the house.