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Easy Way To Clean The Microwave

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Instead of scrubbing the stuck on food off the inside of the microwave, try this. Get a 2 cup Pyrex glass and add about 1 to 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and then fill the cup with water. Place inside microwave and boil on high for 10 minutes, The lemon juice will steam the inside of the microwave and the food will wipe right off with a damp sponge, no scrubbing!

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And the inside will smell great too, I do it once a week and it is a cheap way to clean and deordorize the microwave!
- Submitted by PCW452002 3/6/2011 in Around The House | 3 Comments
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PEDAL-PUSHER 3/13/2011 10:09:00 AM

    I do the same thing with vinegar........much cheaper!
PEANUTSJ 3/10/2011 2:48:00 PM

    This works GREAT! I've been needing to clean out my microwave, but have been dreading the stuck-on food. Thanks!
NORASPAT 3/7/2011 11:16:00 AM

    I wipe out my microwave every time I pick up the kitchen if I have used it that day.Any residues left inside absorbs the waves and can damage the inside over time.
I have done the lemon juice in the past but only boiled 2 minutes and then allowed to steam with no power. It works fine for our needs and uses less power.

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