Great Tip: Clean Burnt Milk Utensil in 10 minutes.

Warm milk is a traditional favorite bedtime beverage for children. Some adults, especially those with insomnia, find this a comforting night time drink as well.

Warm milk soothes tattered nerves, helping us descend into a restful slumber. I like to add a pinch of cinnamon to my warm milk to give it a spicy-sweet flavor. It is important to use low heat and stir the pot constantly while you are heating your milk. I like to use a whisk to prevent any clumps if a skin starts to form on the surface of the milk.

Milk forms a skin when it is heated because the proteins in the milk clump together. If you do not constantly stir the pot to prevent this from happening the skin with thicken, trapping in heat and causing your pot to boil over. The bottom of your pot will also get scorched if you are not careful to keep the heat low and keep stirring frequently.

If you have learned this lesson the hard way and are now faced with a pot scorched with burnt milk, this You Tube video has some great tips to help you get your pot back in good shape. You may be looking at your pot thinking you are going to have to throw it out because you will never get that blackened burnt milk off the bottom. This video will show you how you can use a couple of simple ingredients you have at home to remove the burnt milk from your pot. All you need is some baking soda, dish soap and water to get your pot sparkling again. Once you have done this one time, you will probably be much more careful in the future and will not let it happen again. Remember to always keep a close eye on your stove whenever you are cooking in the kitchen and all will be well.

Please watch the 'You Tube' below and see for yourself!

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