How to Clean a Dirty Baking Sheet with Aluminum Foil

by Cristina Corvino 2:09 PM, November 3, 2017

Aired November 6, 2017

Cooking and baking is all fun and games -- until you’re faced with the dreaded task of cleaning up your mess once your belly is full!

Well, when it comes to dirty baking sheets (or pots and pans) with stubborn, caked-on grime, kitchen expert Pamela Salzman has a simple solution.

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Simply make a ball out of aluminum foil to scrape off the mess. In fact, Rach says that’s even gentler than the rough side of a sponge!

You can even use this same trick on your dirty grill (Rach says she and John do it!).

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Just remember to use tongs with your foil if you’re dealing with a surface -- whether it’s a baking sheet or the grill -- that’s still hot!