How to Clean Pots and Pans (The Best Way)

We've all done it - Whether it was a new recipe or stepping away for just a moment too long, we have all had to deal with a burnt mess at one point or another.

Just like most things currently, new pots and pans aren't cheap, so what is the best way to save these pots and pans? Well Bar Keepers Friend of course!

Note: Not recommended on cast iron or non-stick surfaces

For these types of jobs you will want to start with our toughest formula, the powder.
We generally recommend the Cookware Cleanser as it has more food based degreasers however the general Cleanser works great also!

Instructions (Toughest clean):
Step 1:
In a small bowl or similar, mix BKF Cookware Cleanser with a small amount of water to make a paste. Peanut butter consistency is perfect.

Step 2: Apply mixture onto the surface and leave on for up to a minute.

Step 3: Scrub! Scrub! Scrub! We recommend using with a Scrub Daddy in cooler water or a tough grade pad. Scrub using small circles.

Step 4: Rinse surface down thoroughly before use.

Step 5: Dry with a soft (lint free) cloth.

Instructions (Tough clean):
Step 1: Grab a non-scratch pad/sponge (we recommend a Scrub Daddy or a cleaning pad, start with a light grade) and rinse it in water.

Step 2: Apply powder directly to the item OR place product onto the damp pad or sponge. Use small circles, rather than the whole area at once. Leave on for no more than a minute.

Step 3: Rinse thoroughly, then grab a dry cloth to buff up the shine!

Happy Cleaning! 🤩

Bar Keepers Friend 5 Piece Spring Cleaning Kit



Bar Keepers Friend Spring Cleaning Kit Includes:

  • 1 x Bar Keepers Friend Original Cleanser & Polish 340g
  • 1 x Bar Keepers Friend Soft Cleanser 369g
  • 1 x Bar Keepers Friend MORE Spray & Foam 750ml
  • 1 x Bar Keepers Friend Cookware Cleanser & Polish 340g
  • 1 x Bar Keepers Friend Cooktop Cleaner 369g
  • 1 x Tough Grade (Red or Green) Cleaning Pad
  • 1 x Light Grade (Blue or White) Cleaning Pad

Original Cleanser: Best for use on tough stains like shower glass, tiles, toilets, brass, copper tubs and more, to get rid of rust, hard water stains, mineral deposits and built up grease and grime. Can be used in a paste like formula for the toughest stains or dilute for lighter ones. Very versatile and great for almost any hard surface.

Soft Cleanser: In a pre-diluted, liquid form. Has the same active ingredients as the original cleanser though in an easier-to-use form. Use for stainless steel benches and sinks, solid chrome tapware, porcelain, acrylic, rust stains, tarnish or aluminium.

MORE Spray & Foam: The gentlest formula, great for chromes, benches, cleaning oily residues, vertical areas such as backsplashes. Great for faucets, tapware and sinks. Also tackles everyday grime, but with a massive kick and shine.

Cookware Cleanser & Polish: Best uses are for tough, food-based stains. Like ovens, including doors and tray (ensure it’s well rinsed), nasty lasagne or casserole dishes, cookware such as stainless steel or copper pots and pans (don't use on non-stick cookware) It has more degreaser than the original powder form, better suited to food-based stains.

Cooktop Cleaner: Specifically designed for cooktops of all kinds, Use on induction cooktops, stovetops, gas cooktops. Perfect for the glossy surface tops that need care taken with them. Use on stainless steel, ceramic and glass or for restoring mugs or glasses. In a cream form, so easier (and preferable to many) to use than the powder. Also, diluted in comparison so slightly safer on very delicate surfaces.

Tough Grade Cleaning Pad (Red or Green): Use this for the really tough surfaces, like shower glass, tiles and ovens

Light Grade Cleaning Pad (Blue or White): Use this for most hard surfaces, such as stainless steel, tapware, porcelain, and acrylic


How to Clean Pots and Pans (The Best Way)
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