Removing Burn Marks from a Stainless Steel Pot

I have an 8qt. stainless steel Farberware pot. I was boiling water and forgot about it. The water boiled all the way out. It burned the bottom of the pot black and a little on the side. How do I clean the inside, the outside is still shiny.

By Toni C. from Delray Beach, FL

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Removing Burn Marks from a Stainless Steel Pot

Try soaking it in a sink of water that has baking soda in it (maybe a half-cup in a shallow sink of water). (09/20/2010)

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By joanne

Removing Burn Marks from a Stainless Steel Pot

Try ammonia, works best for me. (09/22/2010)

By Laniegirl

Removing Burn Marks from a Stainless Steel Pot

Lemon juice always works for me. (09/23/2010)

By Julieleven

Removing Burn Marks from a Stainless Steel Pot

Whilst steaming artichokes (like it matters), water ran out and burnt the pot. I took everyone's advice and slightly modified to incredible results!

I used 2 parts Javex beach, 4 parts water, two dryer sheets, and left outside for 24 hours. A brief rub after with an SOS pad, and the pot is better than new! (09/29/2010)

By jvh

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