Cleaning up the kitchen after hosting a party at home can be a daunting task. But to make things even more difficult, your kitchen sink is full of greasy utensils. Sounds relevant, right? It is very important to clean these utensils and remove any stubborn stains, as they may harden if left to sit longer. While most of us use store-bought chemical cleaners to remove these stains, these cleaners are harmful in some way and can end up in our food. So what should we do? No need to buy fancy cleaners from the market anymore. Yes, you heard us. Here, we give you some simple tips on how to clean greasy utensils with key ingredients hidden in your pantry. Check them out below:
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Here are 5 tips for cleaning greasy dishes:
1. Use salt
Soak greasy utensils in warm water with some salt for an hour or so. When you’re done, use a scrubber to wipe off all the grease. You can also use a mixture of salt and rubbing alcohol to remove stains.
2. Use rice water
Rice water is very effective at removing stubborn oily stains. Soak the greased utensil in a large bowl of rice water for 30 minutes. Use a scrub to remove oil. Wash with hot water and pat dry.
3. Use vegetable oil
Did you know that your regular cooking oil can be used to remove grease stains? Combine vegetable oil with lemon juice, salt and sugar. Spread this mixture on greased utensils. After a while, scrub it and wash it with hot water.
4. Use Lemon Juice
Lemon is a natural bleach that is effective in cleaning greasy kitchen utensils. When mixed with baking soda, lemon not only removes excess oil, but also makes utensils sparkle.
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5. Coconut Husk and Vinegar
Mix vinegar, baking soda, and soap. Mix well. Now soak the coconut shells in this solution. Then soak the utensil in hot water and scrub with soaked coconut fiber. This will help remove stubborn stains.
So, keep these tips in mind the next time you’re cleaning greasy utensils!
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