How to Cleaned Burned Pots and Pans Naturally

Burned and crusted-on foods can ruin pots and pans.

How to Clean Burned Pots and Pans Naturally

At best, they’re unsightly and at worst, they don’t cook evenly. You can naturally clean your pots and pans with a few easy and eco-friendly steps.

Dump 2 tablespoons of baking soda into the dirty pot or pan.

Add a quart of tap water to the pot or pan.

Bring to water in the pot or pan to a boil.

Turn off the heat and let the dirty pot or pan sit for about an hour.

Dump the water and baking soda and wipe the pot or pan with a sponge. The burn stains will lift off easily.

Things You Will Need

  • Baking soda
  • Water


  • For tough stains, you may need to repeat the process and also use an abrasive scrubber rather than a sponge.
  • For non-stick surfaces though, always use a sponge.