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Cleaning Copper Cookware

True copper will change color at times, even when it is not being used.  There are many solutions for cleaning copper.

  • If there are areas of discoloration (which is common when heat is applied to copper), simply clean them away with a copper cleaner.
  • If no cleaner is available, cut a lemon in half, cover it with salt and rub it along the surface. This is an easy way to make a simple, homemade cleaner for copper.
  • Another homemade copper cleaner can be made by combining equal parts of salt, white vinegar, and flour.
  • After applying any cleaner – commercial or homemade:
    • Wash the pot in hot, soapy water.
    • Buff with a soft cloth to make it shine.


Click Here to view a video on how to clean your copper cookware.

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