Use hot sauce or ketchup to clean brass! Works wonders!
By Blondechick from Canaan, ME
By Vi Johnson  03/28/2010
Tomato sauce or tomato paste will clean copper bottom pots and pans right up too. GG Vi
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I have an old dresser that has brass knobs that have gotten very tarnished over the years. I tried Brasso, Bar Keepers Friend, etc. to no avail. I finally found the solution.
Ketchup! Yes, you read that right. Place the knobs in the a pan and cover with ketchup. Bring to a boil and boil for a few minutes. Then rinse and wipe. Voila!
By Michael the Moe from Forestville, MD
By Chef Marcus