Clean the burned, black bottom of a steel pot or pan in minutes. Fill the pot with an inch of water, add a few drops of dish soap and a couple of tablespoons of baking soda. Bring to a boil (it will happen quickly!) and then reduce to simmer for a few minutes. Whisk the bottom of the pan quickly to lift off all the black bits.
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