Daily we use various kitchen utensils to prepare food. At one point, they get dirty and greasy and we have to clean them very well.
Most of cleaning products available on the market contain chemicals that are very harmful for our skin and can cause allergic reactions and other health problems. That’s why instead of spending lots of money on these products we better use the natural ones without harming our health and environment.
How to clean greasy pots
To remove the grease out of your pots, cut a potato in half and peeled it. Dip the potato core in baking soda and use as a sponge to clean your pots by rubbing it. When dirt accumulates, remove it and add a new layer of baking soda. The results won’t disappoint you!
How to clean the interior of pots
If you want to remove the food debris and grease that accumulates on the inside of your pots, take a tea bag and uses it as a sponge. Rub the inside of pots and in a few seconds, the grease dissolve. You may need 2-3 tea bags for each pot.
How to clean the exterior of pots
It’s very easy to clean your pots on the outside. All you have to do is to take a larger pot than the one you want to clean and fill it with water and add 4-5 tablespoons of baking soda. Put the pot on the stove to boil and insert the smaller pot into the water. Leave it to boil for half an hour. This method requires more time but you won’t be disappointed by the results.
Homemade dishwashing liquid soap
Combining salt’s astringent properties and the disinfectant properties of apple cider vinegar and lemons, you’ll obtain a wonderful liquid soap. This will kill the bacteria and will remove the grease and eliminate the odors accumulating on kitchenware.
-2/3 cup of salt
-half a cup of apple cider vinegar
-1 cup of water
-2 tablespoons of rinsing aid for dishwashers
Preparation and use:
Wash and cut the lemons (without peeling them) into pieces then add them in a blender until you get a homogenous paste. Add apple cider vinegar, water and the rinsing aid and blend them at full speed for a few minutes. You should get a homogenous mixture. Put the mixture in a pot on the stove for 15 minutes, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon. Pour the liquid into a bowl and leave it to cool then store it in the fridge. Use the resulting solution as you use any dishwashing detergent.
As you see, it’s not difficult and it’s very cheap to clean your kitchen utensils with natural products. You’ll avoid all the health problems and you’ll protect the environment, so don’t hesitate to try these tricks.