The Many Faces Of A Lemon

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The many faces of a lemon

Make the interior of your microwave easier to wipe down by heating a cup of water and a chopped-up lemon on high until the microwave’s window is steamy. Let the bowl sit for 15 minutes before you open the door, and clean away any grime and grease with ease.

 
Run a few lemon rinds through your garbage disposal and follow with cold water to get rid of any sour odors.

Treat a set-in stain, in your delicate clothing, with lemon juice and salt. Let the mixture sit for a half hour, then rinse with vinegar and warm water.

Run the cut side of a lemon over your cutting board to remove food stains and smells. For extra cleaning power, sprinkle it with salt or baking soda first. If your stains are particularly stubborn, let everything sit overnight before you rinse with water. Wipe wooden boards with mineral oil to seal.

To remove rust stains, try the trusty lemon juice-and-salt combo to fight these tricky stains. Let the item sit in the sun as it dries, and reapply the mixture as needed until the spot disappears.

Run the cut side of a lemon over faucets, drains, and more to remove mineral deposits and make ’em sparkle. Rinse and dry thoroughly when you’re done.

Remove sweat stained T-Shirts by rubbing them with lemon juice before you toss the clothing in the wash.

Run the flesh side of cut lemon over your cheese grader to help cut through and free the residue.

 

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