How to clean a baking dish with folk methods
There are several ways to clean up soot, ranging from folk and ending with powerful special tools. Let's start with the people. We offer here this recipe for cleaning composition. With it you can clean the baking sheet from the recent, still slightly outdated carbon.
- 100 grams of baking soda
- 1 small spoon of any liquid dish detergent;
- 2 large spoons of hydrogen peroxide.
All three components must be intensively mixed to form a uniform white composition. If necessary, you can add peroxide and another spoonful of detergent. Then this composition should be applied to a dirty baking sheet, after 10-15 minutes, take a hard sponge and clean the surface - no trace remains of the soot.
Overworked stubborn carbon can be washed with other folk remedies. To do this, you must first soak the baking sheet in water with the addition of soda. Fill it with hot water, add a couple of tablespoons of soda and mix. He should stand for 2-3 hours. After that, you need to take any weak-abrasive agent, a sponge and begin the mechanical cleaning.
To make your job easier and less baking a baking sheet, place parchment paper on it before cooking. Food paper protects the surface from splashes of grease and burned food.
What kind of pans should not be subjected to hard cleaning
In addition to the traditional steel and aluminum baking sheets, in the last 20 years other materials have appeared that need to be treated more delicately. Silicone, ceramics, Teflon, glass, enamel do not like too much friction, they can be cleaned with a gel, soft sponge, rags. Especially in this regard, picky silicone and Teflon. They can be washed only with warm water and detergents, which do not contain caustic acids and abrasive particles. In case of severe contamination, the container is filled with water and left to soak. However, with the right treatment, food does not stick to them, and soot is formed extremely rarely.
To clean the surface of the old fat, you need to put a baking sheet in the oven, pour water into it, add a little soda, dishwashing liquid or vinegar to it. Next, you must turn on the heat and close the oven. When heated, it will evaporate strongly, and the carbon can be easily cleaned. Using this method, do not leave the oven turned on for a long time, and even more so, unattended. It will be enough to preheat the oven to 100 degrees. Water should not evaporate completely.
Some ovens have a self-cleaning feature. The use of this method will allow you to get rid of carbon without any chemical agents. Be sure to open the window and turn on the hood, if you warm the oven. In the hot state, it exudes an unpleasant smell.
Even with powerful detergents, it is necessary to act wisely to clean the pollution well. Before using the powder, gel or liquid, you should clean the pan from food residue and fat. For this, a spatula or soft paper is usually used. Spatula scrape scrape, and the paper collect frozen fat.After that, apply the selected tool as described in the instructions. Usually spray the substance over the surface and leave to act for 15-20 minutes. Sometimes add some water. If it is a powder, paste or gel, it is necessary to distribute it with a sponge.
Then, depending on the material of the product, rub the baking tray with a hard washcloth, metal scraper or soft cloth. At the final stage, wash the baking sheet with clean water and wipe dry. Only then return to the oven. So you can clean any surface from the burned fat and other contaminants.
The same tools are suitable for cleaning baking sheets as for cleaning pans, pots, gas and electric cooker surfaces. It is desirable that these are environmentally friendly means, but in any case, cleaning should be carried out with gloves. When you choose the appropriate option, do not grasp the first advertised gel. Compare several products in composition, price and manufacturer's recommendations. This will allow you to choose the most effective, inexpensive and safe cleaning agent.