When you run into your local grocery store to grab your ingredients for the holiday meals don’t forget to put dryer sheets on the list. No - it’s not the secret ingredient to your grandmother’s pie, but it is a secret that will help ease the holiday clean-up process.
The fabric softening articles in the dryer sheets help lift and soften the hardened food particles in the pans you have used to cook in. I have tried this in every single pot that required the scrubby side of the sponge. Follow these 5 simple steps and notice “scrubbing” definitely is not one of them!
5 Easy Steps To Cleaning Pots & Pans
2. Add hot water to fill the pan making sure to cover where the caked-on, baked-on crust has settled.
3. Let it sit overnight (I have let it sit for only 4 hours before and it has worked).
4. Use the dryer sheet to wipe out the caked-on, baked-on crust and the flat side of a plastic spatula will grab the remaining particles.
5. Rinse and dry.
Do you have any simple kitchen clean up techniques you would like to share? I would love to hear from you. Please share them in the comments section below.