Cleaning tips


Getting rid of bad odors and moisture in your refrigerator or microwave oven Add an open box of baking soda in your refrigerator or microwave oven to get rid of bad odors and moisure.
Disinfecting dish cloth and kitchen sponge from bacteria Kitchen sponge and dish cloth are dangerous sources of bacteria. You can easily disinfect them by placing them in a microwave oven for 60 seconds.
Cleaning dishes from cooked on rice, pasta or other starchy food Scrape as much food as you can from the dish and discard. Add cold water (not hot) and let it sit for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. If the food has still not been released, soak the dish or pan in hot water with dishwasher dettergent overnight. That should take care of hard to remove cooked on food. 
Removing baked food from glass baking dishes Cleaning dishes can sometimes be a tough job. To remove baked food from baking dishes, scrape off and discard loose bits of food. Add dishwasher detergent and pour hot water in the dish. Stir the solution well and let it sit overnight. By the next morning all baked on food will have dettached from the dish. Clean as usual, using water and soap.
Cleaning windows or other glass surfaces To clean windows or other glass surfaces mix 3 parts of water and 1 part of plain white wine or cider vinegar and use it as cleaning liquid. Wipe off the glass surface with a newspaper. The result will be amazing. 
Cleaning overflowing juices from pies When baking, sprinkle any juice overflowing from pies with salt. This will turn the juice into a crisp that can easily be removed later on. 
Getting rid of cooking odors To get rid of cooking odors in your house, put a handfull of cloves and a 3 cups of water in a saucepan, bring to a boil and then simmer for at least  30 minutes, making sure that the water is not evaporated. If the odors persist, add more water and continue simmering, until the odors are completely gone.