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Cleaning Your Microwave

Posted by on Jan. 14, 2015 at 6:41 PM
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Here are some ideas that you can use to clean your microwave!


The Fruit That Cleans Your Microwave in a Zap

It's bad enough that you completely blackened your bag of popcorn, but even worse when that distinct smell makes its way into every food you put in the microwave for weeks afterward -- even after you have cleaned the microwave with soap and water. Tricky smells, such as from burnt foods, are easily absorbed into the microwave and take more than a good scouring to get rid of. Kerr says the easiest way to deodorize a microwave and clean it is to cut a lemon in half, sprinkle it with some kosher salt and then to scrub the microwave interior with it. "The scent of the lemon, combined with the citric acid will help to neutralize any lingering odors." And for those of us who just wish the smell would go away on its own, this trick comes pretty close: Put a bowl of white vinegar in the microwave and shut the door. "You don't even need to turn it on," says Kerr. "Just let the vinegar work its magic for an hour, or so, and the smells will be gone."

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wandep
by on Jan. 14, 2015 at 7:16 PM
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I just use spray and wipe or rather scrub it down. lol

Heather2001
by on Jan. 14, 2015 at 8:02 PM
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Good tips

MistressMinerva
by on Jan. 14, 2015 at 8:23 PM

Good tips. I actually need to clean mine out now. I will try those tips. Thanks

virginiamama71
by on Jan. 14, 2015 at 8:37 PM
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thanks for the tips 

strictmomhere
by on Jan. 14, 2015 at 8:39 PM
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Great tip
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momofsixangels
by on Jan. 15, 2015 at 6:11 AM
these are great tips
momofsixangels
by on Jan. 15, 2015 at 6:12 AM
I'm going to try the vinegar tip
Hannahsmommy816
by on Jan. 15, 2015 at 8:50 AM
Ok Tyfs!
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LaniBee
by on Jan. 15, 2015 at 9:10 AM
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Vinegar is great for cleaning everything! 

johnny4ever
by on Jan. 15, 2015 at 9:34 AM
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I usually just leave a casserole dish of water in there and nuke for 5 minutes.

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