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Thursday, November 03, 2011

Kitchen Quick Tips - Cleaning the Microwave Oven

kitchen quick tips

Place one cup half full of water in the microwave and run on high power for 60 seconds.  Let stand 5 minutes.  Open microwave oven, remove tray and wipe down the interior.  Wash tray and replace.  Your microwave oven is now ready for use.


2 food lovers commented:

LindaG said...

I would not have thought it was that simple.
No lemon juice or anything, wow.
Thanks for sharing this time saver tip, GG. :)

Garden Gnome said...

No problem :) No you don't need to use lemon juice or anything else unless your microwave oven smells. Chances are it won't because the microwaves kills off any nasties that can cause contamination or odours.