Dutch oven manufacturers recommend mixing 1 tablespoon (14.8 ml) of bleach with 1 US pint (470 mL) of water. …If only the bottom is stained,just use enough solution to cover the bottom. If the sides are discolored,fill the pot with enough solution to cover the stained area.Remember to keep bleach away from ammonia. If you degreased the pot with ammonia,rinse it thoroughly before adding a bleach solution.
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How to clean a Dutch oven with baking soda?
Try simmering water and baking soda in the pot first. Fill your dutch oven halfway with water, then bring it to a boil over medium heat. When it starts to boil, slowly stir in baking soda, then lower the heat and let it simmer for a few minutes. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to work away pesky burnt-on stains.
How do you clean a cast iron dutch oven?
For pesky burnt-on stains, use baking soda, a mineral abrasive cleaner, or a degreaser. If your dutch oven is raw cast iron, you should only use hot water, as soap will strip its seasoned coating.
How to clean a Dutch oven with dried meat?
After making that big pot of venison stew, pour in some water and place the dutch oven back on the stove. Crank the heat to high and let that baby boil for a good ten minutes or so. The boiling water will totally break down any stubborn pieces of dried-on food.
What happens if you stain a Dutch oven?
Do not be surprised if the white enameled interior of the oven becomes discolored or stained. This is the nature of well-used and loved Dutch ovens. The staining will not affect the flavors of the food you prepare.