Kitchen Cleaning Tips
To help facilitate cleaning your crock pot, line the crock pot with an oven roasting bag before putting the food in. When finished, the bag can be thrown away, and cleanup is a breeze!
Heather R., Asheville, NC
For a dirty microwave, take a small bowl of water mixed with fresh lemon juice, and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Afterward the stains should come off much easier and the lemon juice also helps neutralize leftover odors.
Kristie S., Houston, TX
Clean Your Oven with Baking Soda
Despite precautions, baking in an oven will inevitably lead to spills. Spilled food falls to the oven floor, dries out and burns. If you use the automatic cleaning cycle without removing as much of this debris as possible, it will smoke up the kitchen and if there is a grease buildup, could erupt into flames.
By that time, your oven door has locked and there is absolutely nothing you can do about it. If this does happen, turn the oven off and open some windows to clear the smoke.
The first and most important thing, is to make sure... Read more about Oven Cleaning No Chemicals
It is quite exciting when you walk into your kitchen after the dishwasher has been running for a while, and find the floor has flooded with suds and water. The water is brought out of the dishwasher because the suds inside are overwhelming the door gasket, usually at the bottom of the door.
What's interesting about this condition is that running over and putting the dishwasher in the drain cycle in an effort to pump all the suds out, almost never works.
As soon as the dishwasher fills with water again, suds will... Read more about Dishwasher Leaking - Suds On Floor