I have a frying pan that was dropped and is now bent making it where the lid doesn't sit correctly on it. Is there a way to fix this?
Holding a bit of 2X4 (wood) up to the bent edge and banging on the wood with a hammer works for aluminum pans. If steel, but not too thick, the technique should work as well. You have to start slow, with light hits, to get a feel for how much deformation you get for force applied. Don't use a hammer directly on the pan surface, it'll likely leave damaged areas.
The only thing I can think of that might be worth trying is to just bang it back into shape. An auto body repair shop could probably do it in seconds. It would be a novelty for them, it wouldn't surprise me if they would do it for free. The pan might never quite be right though.