The Craft Patch: Pinterest Tested: Removing Crud from Glass Bakeware

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Pinterest Tested: Removing Crud from Glass Bakeware

Welcome to Pinterest Tested! Ever wonder if that miracle cleaner is really miraculous? Or what about that homemade facial cleanser or delicious-looking recipe? This is the place to find out! I am testing Pins that catch my eye to see if they really live up to the claims made on Pinterest. It's like the Mythbusters of Domesticity! 


It's been a while since I did any tests around here, so today I thought I'd share THIS PIN on how to remove crud from glass bakeware.

The instructions were simple. All you need is a Magic Eraser and some elbow grease.



I gave my purple Pyrex dish a good scrubbing and here are the results:


The first side of the pan came off pretty well! The other side of the pan? Not so much:


I think it depends on how old and baked on the crud is? I don't know. I had high hopes that my Pyrex dish would look brand new, but alas, it wasn't meant to be.

Because it worked a little, this test gets the:


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8 comments:

  1. I've had a lot of luck with steel wool. It has gotten some pretty old stuff off my pyrex, and I'm super hard on my kitchen stuff!

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    1. You are definitely hard on your kitchen stuff! Thanks for the tip. :)

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  2. I've had success with Bar Keeper's Friend.

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    1. I was actually at the store tonight and was going to buy some Bar Keeper's Friend, but they were OUT! Rats! I'll have to try again next time I go shopping.

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  3. I also second the steel wool or copper. I scrub lots of stuff with those all the time and it works wonders!

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    1. Thanks, Melinda! I should've thought to try steel wool!

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  4. I use an old dryer sheet (post-laundry) and it takes everything off without much scrubbing. My husband and I have used this trick for years on chicken pie, cherry cobbler, barbecue, casserole, and more cruddy mess dishes.

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    1. Ooo... I haven't heard this one before. I'll give it a try, since I definitely have lots of old dryer sheets on hand! Thanks, Kristin!

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