I picked up a used glass pot lid, the kind with a metal band around the
edge. The glass has cooked-on grease on both sides of the glass and I can't
get this slightly-sticky-in-places residue off. What's a good way to get
the glass on both sides clean and free of that cooked-on grease/fat?
[To reply directly to me, drop one ' i ' from address.]
The cooked-on 'varnish' (that is more or less what it is) is awfully
hard to dissolve off. As others mentioned, oven cleaner may work.
I've had some luck cleaning cruddy glass---such as the window of a
toaster oven---- with (a) pumice-containing orange hand cleaner and a
sponge, vigorous rubbing; or (b) steel wool soap pads. Both are fairly
aggressive so I don't use them often, but there seems to be little or
no scratching from occasional use.
Regards -- Terry
On 6 Oct 2006 04:42:03 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
Here's what worked for me twice:
Use some gel-type paint remover like Kleen-Strip on it. I burned some
caramel in a saucepan some time ago and nothing was working on it. I covered
the bottom of the pot with the remover and stirred, picked and scraped at it
with a popsicle stick once a day for a week and this removed the charred mess.
My wife recently burned some corn in the pot (same pot, too!) last week and
again, this method worked to perfection.
I got the idea from a product that Sunbeam marketed in their repair shops
called Sunbeam Frying Pan Cleaner. I bought some and discovered it was actually
paint remover - one of the ingredients is methylene chloride. I wouldn't try
this stuff on aluminum though, since it tends to turn it black.
I just had a similar experience cleaning a glass pie plate.
Use my stainless steel scrubby and it worked a treat. They last
practically forever as well.
I've also found that the green scrubbies (scotch-bright) loose their
tooth with time... I'm always amazed at the comparison when i switch
to a new one.
May no harm befall you,
Ich habe keine Ahnung was das bedeutet, oder vielleicht doch?
I find the same problem you can not get under the metal rim to clean but yet
there is enough room for food and liquid to get under there, very unsanitary.
there is so many pots and pans that have that type of lid.
Make a hot solution of gel-auto dishwasher detergent and water and find a
glass or plastic tub big enough for your lid,and soak the lid in the
solution for a couple of hours. If you can keep it hot or warm the whole
If the metal band is stainless steel and not aluminum,just use Easy-OFF
oven cleaner,as directed on the label.
You're getting an awful lot of "try this" responses! COuld probably buy a
couple of complete sets for the price of the various things suggested if
you don't have them hanging around.
What the hell. Here's a couple of more.
Greased Lightning with a plastic scour pad.
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