[Sca-cooks] Cleaning metal

ranvaig at columbus.rr.com ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Wed Sep 17 09:58:07 PDT 2008

>One of the things I've done in the past to clean heavily burnt on food on
>my camp stove and some other pans is to place them in a black plastic
>garbage bag, spray liberally with oven cleaner, close up bag and come back
>the next day.
A friend suggested putting the item in a black plastic bag, covering it with ammonia, and putting it in the sun to heat up for a couple of hours.  Ammonia is not as toxic as oven cleaner, just don't mix it with vinegar or another acid.  I haven't tried this myself.


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