Tired Of Your Microwave Looking Perpetually Grimy? This Neat Trick Will Take Care Of Thatů
We all know just how quickly a microwave can get dirty, so you will want to see "How To (Steam!) Clean A Microwave Quickly And Easily" this simple microwave trick is one that you will use time and time again. It doesn't take long before the microwave can get covered in spills and splatters of food, and we don't always have a lot of time to spend on timely cleaning projects, so this quick and easy microwave cleaning trick is sure to make you happy.
Keeping the microwave clean isn't always easy, especially if you have small children and you use it a lot to save time, it's also usually the last chore anyone wants to take on. It's a time consuming, smelly task and can take quite a bit of elbow grease to get the job done properly. Of course the best way to keep your microwaves looking good is to wipe it down after each use, but chances are if you're using your microwave you're probably in a hurry anyway. This steam clean method of cleaning your microwave takes just a few seconds to prepare and a minute to wipe down. Add this on to your weekly kitchen cleaning regiment to avoid seriously sticky and messy situations. The nice thing about this quick and easy microwave cleaning trick is that it doesn't take a whole lot of ingredients to do. All you need to clean a microwave quickly and easily is one lemon, a microwave safe bowl and some tap water, yep, that's it! I just love using lemon for cleaning projects around the house, not only is it all natural and good for you to breathe in, but it is inexpensive and yes it smells really clean and fresh, yay!
To start you microwave cleaning project you first want to wipe out any loose crumbs from the interior of the microwave. Then fill a microwave safe bowl just under 3/4 full with tap water. Next add five to ten lemon slices to the bowl, squeezing some of the juices into the water. Place the bowl in the microwave and turn it on high. You can set your timer for five minutes and checked in every few minutes to see if the water had started boiling. Once the water comes to a boil you can stop the microwave. Let the steam build up for a minute or two, then open the door and carefully remove the bowl of water. When you open the door you will smell that fresh lemon scent, so you know its doing its job. Now wipe down the interior of the microwave with a damp cloth, and follow up with a dry cloth to remove any streaks. Remove the tray and wash it in the sink, you may have to add a drop of dish soap to remove any baked on spillage. You don't want to forget to wipe down the exterior of the microwave especially the keypad. If you can do this quick and easy microwave cleaning project once a week, or even once every two weeks your kitchen will feel that much cleaner.
Lemons are just one of those things you should always have in your kitchen. That is because lemons have so many uses from using the lemon juice, rind, and zest in a wide variety of foods and drinks. Lemon juice is used to make soft drinks, lemonade, and cocktails. Lemon juice is used in marinades for fish, where its acid neutralizes amines in fish by converting them into nonvolatile ammonium salts, and meat, where the acid partially hydrolyzes tough collagen fibers, tenderizing the meat, but the low pH denatures the proteins, causing them to dry out when cooked. Lemon juice is frequently used in the United Kingdom to add to pancakes.
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