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You Will Need
- A soft cloth
- Mild dish detergent
- Warm water
- Lemon juice
- Kosher salt
- A steel wool pad
Store your copper pots
Prevent tarnishing by storing copper pots in a low-humidity area.
Clean the tin lining
Use a soft cloth, mild dish detergent, and warm water to clean the tin lining inside a copper pot.
Clean the copper
Rub the outside of the copper pot with a paste made from one part lemon juice and three parts kosher salt. Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
Re-tin copper pots
Have your copper pots professionally re-tinned after a long period of use.
Use your copper pots
Get cooking! Copper pots may look attractive, but they're really made for frequent use!