[Sca-cooks] scorched

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Sat Jan 6 09:25:15 PST 2007

On Jan 6, 2007, at 12:17 PM, Devra at aol.com wrote:

> Another way to remove that stuff is to boil some (couple teaspoons?
> tablespoon?) of cream of tartar and water in the pot. After a  
> while,  replace it with
> more water and cream of tartar. Dunno why, but it does help  remove  
> the icky
> stuff.
>     Devra

It _is_ a mild acid, more or less. Devra, do you remember ever  
dealing with something called "sour salt", for various cleaning jobs?  
I believe I've only seen it in households trying to observe some  
level of Kashrut, but it seems to me it might come in handy for this  
sort of job.


"S'ils n'ont pas de pain, vous fait-on dire, qu'ils  mangent de la  
brioche!" / "If there's no bread to be had, one has to say, let them  
eat cake!"
     -- attributed to an unnamed noblewoman by Jean-Jacques Rousseau,  
"Confessions", 1782

"Why don't they get new jobs if they're unhappy -- or go on Prozac?"
     -- Susan Sheybani, assistant to Bush campaign spokesman Terry  
Holt, 07/29/04

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