Many of us have Teflon coated cookware. Cleaning these pots, pans, and bakeware must be done with the appropriate cleaners so as not to damage the coating. This is a guide about cleaning Teflon.
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Here are questions related to Cleaning Teflon.
Please help! I burned some food in a Teflon coated aluminum saucepan. I think it is FaberWare. The gray Teflon turned black. Is it still safe to use?
By Tashi from Coastal, NC
By Beth 03/01/2011
Do you mean old fashioned teflon from decades ago or the newer non-stick stuff?
How do I clean off the black "baked on crust" on a Teflon pan? The cause of "crust" is not known.
By Jason_bb from Melbourne, Australia
By Maryeileen 10/05/2010
How do you prevent food from sticking in a Non-Teflon coated frying pan? We have one S.S. pan that we fried scrambled eggs in and they stuck to the bottom of the pan. (I believe we melted butter in it first and then added the eggs.)
How do you get rust off of a Teflon coated baking dish?
By Denise from Benecia, CA
By regina 03/15/2010
My daughter has a rusted pan she lines it with aluminum foil or non stick baking & cooking paper paper before she cooks.
I was wondering if anyone knows how to clean a teflon coated griddle that has a dark buildup of cooking oil and cooking spray and is very sticky to the touch. I just can't seem to get it off. Also, I used my steam iron to apply a patch to some fusible web and now my iron seems to stick when I try to iron something and will not iron smoothly. I tried some white vinegar on a paper towel while the iron was hot and it helped alittle, but it still drags when I try to iron something. Does anyone have any idea on how to remove this buildup?
By lee leone (Guest Post)06/07/2008
I can't find anything about cleaning a clothes iron. It is scorched & I need to get it off in order to iron clothes & not leave a stain. Does that one response of baking soda w/a damp cloth work?
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I have a relatively new Teflon coated baking pan. Hard as I try, I can't completely clean off the slight residue left by the cooked food. I'm afraid to use any abrasive cleanser that would scratch the coating. How should I get the residue off?
Nancy from Pennsylvania
By Anne H.
I have a Jenn-Air gas range, only 3 years old. One side is a Teflon coated griddle. I am unable to remove the black "stuff" that has accumulated in patches on it. The surface has no scratches, it just looks dull and yucky. Any suggestions?
By Joyjoy2 from VA