It's Cleaning Time! Kitchen Cleaning Tips and Inspiration

It's Cleaning Time! Kitchen Cleaning Tips and Inspiration

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Faith Durand
Apr 30, 2009
Your Kitchen Cure assignment this week is to clean up the kitchen and finish restocking, reorganizing, and doing whatever your kitchen needs to be ready to get cooking next week. Cleaning isn't the sexiest topic, but we still love to talk about it. A clean kitchen is a healthy kitchen, so here are tips, ideas, and inspiration for getting it sparkling and fresh! How to clean granite countertops, tips for cleaning cast iron, getting rid of odors, fighting fruit flies, and getting the floor really shiny, below.

Dishwashing and Care of Pots and Pans

Cleaning Scorched and Burnt Food Off Pots and PansHow To Clean Rusty CookwareShayna De-Stinks a Vintage KettleWear and Care of Your Pizza StoneGood Question: How Do I Clean My Cast Iron Grill Pan? How To Clean a Cast Iron Grill PanGood Product: Wine Glass Cleaning BrushesLooking for a Space-Saving Dish DrainerCleaning Up: What Do You NOT Put in the Dishwasher?On Leaving the Dirty Dishes Until the Next Morning

Food, Fridge, and Freezer

How TO Organize Your FridgeHow Long Can You Keep Opened Condiments?Condiments and Expiration Dates: Pantry Cleaning Tips

Kitchen Appliances and Surfaces

Good Question: How to Clean Granite CountertopsHow To Clean Granite Countertops - Best Cleaning ProductsHow Do You Clean Your Kitchen Floor?Looking For One Good MopNo More Mops: Cleaning the Kitchen Floor with a SpongeClean the Grill With an OnionHow Do You Clean Your Oven?Our Adventures in Oven CleaningMore Adventures in Oven CleaningHow To Clean the ToasterAre There Natural Oven Cleaners?How Do You Clean a Stinky Dishwasher?Hot or Not? Oven LinersGood Product: Coffee Grinder Brush

Fighting Odors and Pests

Sniffing Out Kitchen OdorsGet Rid of Kitchen Food SmellsKeeping Baking Soda in the FridgeGood Question: How To Get Rid of Fruit FliesFruit Flies! What They Are and How To Get Rid of ThemTips: Repel Fruit Flies with RueTip: Bay Leaves in the PantryTry This! DIY Air Freshener in the Crockpot

Cleaning Products and Good Tips

Sponge or Dishcloth?Use a Loofah To Wash the DishesGood Product: Pop-Up Sponges Good Product: Sascha Kaposi Soap DispenserKitchen Cleanup: Mini Robo VacuumWhat Brand of Dish Soap Do You Use?Why Not? How To Go Paper Towel-Less in the KitchenIs Your Kitchen an A, B, or C? Take the Los Angeles County Health Grade Test (and Get a Grade Magnet)Kitchen Keeping: Most Memorable Advice?Kitchen Cleaning Products: What Are Your Favorites? Weekend Project: Clean Your Kitchen in Five Steps! OK, show us your clean and shiny kitchens!! • Send Us Photos Of Your Kitchen Cure (Images: Martha Stewart)
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