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Friday, December 26, 2008

Lemon Juice Microwave Cleaner

Sometimes it pays to read every word that comes in front of you. I was reading all the fine print on the lemon juice bottle as I was making a pie and it said to heat 1/2 cup of lemon juice in the microwave for 3 minutes and then the lemon juice steam will clean the microwave off. I definitely had a great microwave to test this on; I honestly can't remember the last time I cleaned it (is anyone recognizing that I am a horrible house cleaner through these blog posts yet?). If that wasn't the easiest time I have had cleaning the microwave, then I don't remember.

Plus, the smell emitting from boiling the lemon juice in the microwave gave the kitchen a wonderful lemon smell that made it seem as if I had cleaned the kitchen with Pine Sol.

3 comments:

Heather - CROQZine.com - Dollarstorecrafts.com said...

So how did it work? I'll have to try that trick!

Heather

MJ said...

yes, it worked quite well.

casserole said...

A friend of mine showed me this trick last year, and I'll love her forever for it. It's absolutely the easiest way to clean a microwave!!