How to get burnt food off my nonstick pan?

My daughter decided to use my brand new pan and burnt 2 frozen taquittos in the bottom of the pan. I have let it soak and tried a silicone lifter and it has not come off. Any suggestions that I can try would be appreciated.

Kristi
  • Posted by: Kristi
  • January 6, 2021
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Sam1148 January 7, 2021
A bit of household hydrogen peroxide, enough to cover to about 1/4 inch...a pinch of baking soda. And warm it up to activate it, it'll release the carbon bonds. It'll stink while it heats up, and you don't need a lot of heat...just slight warm until it starts bubbling. Then cool for 30 mins. The carbon should lift right out.
 
Kristi January 7, 2021
Thanks!
 
Lori T. January 7, 2021
What you have are carbonization stains/streaks, which can be tough to get off. I suggest applying a paste of something like Bon-Ami, and letting it sit for at least 10 minutes or so before scrubbing away. You can also try using a combination of 1/2 cup vinegar and 1 1/2 cup water, brought to a boil, and then allowed to cool. That may also help remove or loose the material.
 
Kristi January 7, 2021
Thank you!
 
Kristen W. January 7, 2021
You could try a dobie sponge - yellow sponge with white nylon mesh over it that won't scratch your pan. The interweb says to sprinkle it with baking soda, put a few tablespoons of water over it and soak it overnight
 
Kristi January 7, 2021
Thank you!
 
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