Pan Discoloration

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by kokopuffs, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. kokopuffs

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    A jelly roll pan (aka small sheet pan) was placed in the dishwasher.  Once washed and dried, it has a splotchy gray discoloration.  How can I restore the pans original 'silver finish'?????
     
  2. sergeant chef

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    Depends what material it is. If it's stainless steel, try some hot distilled white vinegar. After that rinse and rub some baking soda paste (baking soda and a tiny but of water) on it by hand or a lemon or orange rind. Scrub burnt on spots with a thick pad of baking soda paste.
    If it's aluminum, try baking soda, if that doesn't work, use commercial aluminum cleaner.
     
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  3. kokopuffs

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    After many weeks of awaiting a response I read at Facebook a mixture of baking soda and oxyclean (peroxide).   Thanks!
     
  4. kokopuffs

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    And I'm reading this from a friend at FB:  You put about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then you rub it on the offending dirt/stainActually this mixture will clean a bunch of stuff.
     
  5. kokopuffs

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    I'll need to try both mixtures.