All Purpose Kitchen Cleaner
Add1 cup of water to 1 cup of vinegar to clean most surfaces in the kitchen. Never use on Marble, Corian
or Garanite however. Save leftovers in a container for later use.
You can also make an all purpose cleaner for the kitchen by adding a couple of teaspoons of baking soda with water and
using in a spray bottle.
Save the leftovers for later use. Just shake before using.
Fill a spray bottle with Listerine or a generic antibacterial mouthwash and spray kitchen work spaces with
it. Then wipe clean for a germ free cutting board etc.
Cleaning Copper Bottomed Cooking Pans
Use lemon juice or use a fresh lemon and rub on the bottom of the pan. Let the lemon juice sit for awhile and then wipe
Clogged Drains - Grease
Pour a cup of baking soda, followed by a cup of hot salt water down the drain. Follow this with a panful of hot water.
This should open your drain
Clean copper pan bottoms and
other copper items in the kitchen by just rubbing ketchup on it. The copper will be shiny and bright again.
1 part Borax (like 20 Muleteam, available in Laundry supply department)
1 part Baking Soda
all up and put it in a container. It works great, and doesn't scratch glasses. Use about 2 tablespoon per load.
Use vinegar in the rinse dispenser.
For odors in the garbage disposal, just a run a lemon rind through and it will freshen it right up.
Just use baking soda instead of scouring powder.
On stainless steel sinks, I've used just a small amount of the home made liquid laundry detergent that is posted on the
site and it has made the sinks just shine.
Pots and Pans
If you've burnt food in your stainless steel pan, soak it overnight with a mixture of half vinegar and half water.
In the morning it should scour right off. If the black burned food it really thick and it all doesn't come off, repeat the
Get rid of odors in the refridgerator by keeping a box of baking soda in it.
Use baking soda and make a fine paste to remove hard to remove kitchen crud.
Stainless Steel Appliances
These seem to always streak after cleaning. Use baby oil and cloth to get rid of the streaks.
Boil a mixture of water and vinegar and then just scrub away the grime.