Q: Can I use oven cleaner on a stainless steel pot without damaging it? The bottom has some "burnt on" residue and a plain scrubbie pad has not made a dent. Any suggestions?
Sent by Barb
Editor: I worry that oven cleaner would scratch stainless steal, but you might try the steps in the tutorial below. Bar Keepers Friend also usually works on the most stubborn stains:
Readers, how do you clean stubborn stains from pots?
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