Pans are irreplaceable in the kitchen -- you can used them to cook a nice piece of meat or a super-delicious stir-fry. However, we all hate the cleaning part.
Some people even give up on preparing their favorite dish to avoid messing up with greasy dishes and pans.
Do not reach for your rubber gloves and chemical-loaded cleaning products, because they do more harm than good. We give you some simple ways to clean your pans and pots from all the grease buildups.
1. Peel a potato and cut it in half. Put some baking soda on one of the halves. Rub it on the pan directly as if you are using a sponge. It does require some effort, but you should soon see some results.
2. Tea bags can also help you clean your pans and pots. Take a tea bag that has not been used and go all over the greasy pan. Make sure the tea bag is dry. You will notice how the grease dissolves and absorbs in the tea bag. About 2 bags are just enough to clean your pans. Use any kind of tea.
3. Take a pot or anything else that is large enough so the pan can fit in. Add 4-5 tablespoons of baking soda. Add some water and boil for 30-50 minutes. All you have to do is just wipe any greasy remains.
You do not need any special effort for this method, but it sure takes some time. It is most convenient for strainers, forks, spoons, lids, and other kitchenware that are hard to clean with a sponge.