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What should I use to clean my pots?

cups123 Jan 10, 2009 08:25 AM

Hi everyone,

What can I use to clean my pots? I have the emeril series and want to make them look all new and shiny. At the same time, I was hoping to use something that wouldn't be too toxic (organic?) and not full of bad fumes. Any suggestions?

I'm going on a cleaning frenzy this weekend and haven't cleaned the pots since I first got them years ago:)

  1. m
    mpalmer6c Jan 10, 2009 11:05 AM

    You didn't say whether they're stainless or some other
    type. Anyway, here's the offficial guide:


    1. f
      foodISlove Jan 10, 2009 08:30 AM

      I love a mixture of dish soap and baking soda. I keep the baking soda in a restaurant-style sugar shaker next to my sink. Works on calphalon, all clad, the sink and for tea stains on mugs and coffee cups...and it's inexpensive and non-toxic. I even use it on cast iron -- sans the dish soap.

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      1. re: foodISlove
        cups123 Jan 10, 2009 08:48 AM

        Really? And that gets them clean and shiny? I should try that. Seems healthy too.

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