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Old 01-27-2009, 04:46 PM   #1
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Microwave cleaning

What's the best way to clean your microwave, without using chemicals?

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Old 01-27-2009, 04:52 PM   #2
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Steam-cleaning Put a microwave-safe dish of water in it and cook on high for 3-4 minutes. The steam will loosen any baked-on crud. I use a mixture of 1/3 each lemon juice, white vinegar and water in a spray bottle as an all-purpose kitchen cleaner, so after boiling the water, I'd spray the inside and outside of the micro with my cleaner and wipe it down good. Use a soft green scrubbie if you need to.
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Old 01-27-2009, 04:55 PM   #3
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I cut a lemon in half and put it in a bowl of water and nuke that for a few minutes to create some steam, then I wipe down the microwave walls.
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Old 01-27-2009, 05:16 PM   #4
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I do as the other but use white vinegar..Works like a charm
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Old 01-27-2009, 05:20 PM   #5
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Lemon, or white vinegar or baking soda with water steamed will all clean and de-odorize your nuker.
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:15 PM   #6
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I do the same thing. If it's just crud, I use plain water. But if it was exploding pasta sauce or something else with a strong odor, I add the lemon or the vinegar.
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Old 01-28-2009, 04:46 AM   #7
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thanks guys, appreciate your help
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