When most of us think about cleaning our microwaves, we can’t help but to groan. After all, cleaning your microwave typically requires a roll of paper towels, a bottle of harsh spray cleaner and a whole lot of elbow grease… right?
Not so, according to one YouTube cleaning guru. Next time you want to clean your microwave, just put half a lemon in a bowl of water and put it in your microwave. “Cook it” for 30 seconds to a minute. The citric acid will help to dissolve stubborn stains and you’ll be able to wipe away even the greasiest stains with ease and without using any harsh cleansers.
The video features four other amazing microwave tricks. It shows viewers how to cook a poached egg, bacon and brownies in their microwaves with hardly any effort. The video also gives the great trick of microwaving an onion for 30 seconds before cutting it to avoid getting teary-eyed while you chop.
It’s amazing to think how simple the microwave can make our daily lives. With these hacks, you can easily shave hours off of your weekly cooking routine. And when it comes time to clean your microwave, you won’t have to worry about scrubbing with harsh cleaning products.