By sllof4 from MO
Try inexpensive denture cleaning tablets maybe get a couple from your dentist they get lots of free samples. I used to work for a dentist for 17 years and those tablets cleaned quite a bit. I used to use them to soak office coffee pot that
no one would wash though all used it.
I keep a flat razor with a handle on my shelf in the window for crock pot, and any glass pans that have stuff stuck on them. If all else fails, use oven cleaner.
I also use the dryer sheet trick. I don't even have to use a whole one; I use half a sheet for a larger baking dishes and a quarter of a sheet for smaller dishes. Drop the sheet in and fill with hot water. (I haven't tried it, but moistened dryer sheets are also supposed to be good for getting the soap scum off of glass shower doors.)
If I ever have cooked on food I use a dryer sheet. Just put the dryer sheet in the bottom & run hot water over it making sure that the water level covers the food & let it sit for an hour or so. Then just wipe the food off with the dryer sheet. Works everytime & I never scrub my cassorole dishes thanks to this little tip.
I have had this happen and my crock pot is white. I filled it with boiling water and bleach. I let it set for a couple of hours and it helped. I then washed it and rinsed, rinsed, rinsed, completely. I did find some liners by Reynolds Wrap that I now use for the crock pot. These are amazing and work great.
How do I clean the cooked-on residue from sausage and beans from the inside of a crock pot?
By walkbj from Plantation, FL
By Marcia S
After using my crock pot, I had a "cooked on, dried up" mess. I filled the crock up two thirds with water, added a drop of dish washing detergent, then turned it on low. After I came home in a few hours, I turned it off and let it cool. The "cooked on" mess was so easy to clean off!
The "high" setting works also, just depends on how quick you need it cleaned. I never have to avoid those messy recipes again.
By Patty from East Peoria, IL
Shared on: 06/30/2011
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