cleaning porcelain

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by phoebe, Jan 1, 2006.

  1. phoebe

    phoebe

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    My dear sweet husband let water boil all the way down in our Le Creuset saucepan. The porcelain looks pretty dark now, and soap and water isn't doing a thing. I found that they have special products for cleaning porcelain, but isn't there some sort of simple mixture we can whip up at home?
     
  2. mezzaluna

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    Have you tried Barkeeper's Friend? Some people like a paste of baking soda (mixed with salt??), as it's a mild abrasive as well.

    Personally, if it doesn't affect the performance of the pan or the flavor of the products, I wouldn't worry too much.
     
  3. josephreese

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    Barkeeper's Friend is magic. I almost don't want to know what's in it.
     
  4. mannlicher

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    it's been my experience over the years, that porcelain does darken some with time and use. Barkeepers friend does a fine job in maintaining porcelain.