Aluminum cookie sheets and other types of bakeware can be frustrating to clean. Some people say that blackened baking sheets and trays are a sign of a good cook, but when your baking sheets start to become sticky, it’s time to do something about it.
Knowing how to clean your cookie sheets in the best way can be quite difficult, as the most effective cleaning method will depend on whether the main problem with your sheets is burnt-on foods and juices, or whether it’s the greasy residue that had been formed from years of use.
Conventional wisdom will tell you that to clean a tray, it’s a good idea to soak it in hot water with a good quality dishwashing liquid. And most dishwashing liquids claim to do the trick and make your job easier because its contents are grease-cleaning power intensified. Yeah, right!
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Here is a simple hack that will have your baking sheets looking good as new. You will need hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, and a sponge or rag.
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On the baking sheets, sprinkle on baking soda, followed by the hydrogen peroxide and more baking soda. Allow it to soak for two hours, and then wipe away with your choice of rag or sponge.
You will be very glad you did.
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