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Cleaning gummy spots off non-stick skillets?


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Cleaning gummy spots off non-stick skillets?

stefzehn | Apr 7, 2011 12:25 PM

Hello all,

I work for this lovely older lady who is completely enamored with her Caphalon teflon non-stick skillets. She's incredibly particular about them, doesn't stack them inside each other so they don't get scratched, and doesn't even like to use a scrubby side of a kitchen sponge to clean them.

About a week ago she accidentally left the burners on with oil and food in the skillets. Now there's a gummy residue in the pans - I'm guessing it's burned grease or something - and we can't figure out how to get the skillets clean again.

I'm more of a cast-iron girl myself and don't have a clue as to spiffy the teflon skillets back up. Any ideas?

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