Monday, May 11, 2009

Eliminating Microwave Odors

If your microwave reeks of burned gourmet microwave meal gone wrong or burnt popcorn, there are some easy ways to get the odor out.

Cut up a lemon and place it in a bowl of water. Cook the lemons in the microwave for about 3 minutes and let them sit there overnight. In the morning, the smell should be gone.

Put 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds in a coffee cup and fill it halfway up with water. Heat it in the microwave for a few minutes. It helps to set the coffee cup in a bowl to catch any water and grounds that boil over. Wipe out the microwave afterwards with a dry cloth.

Pour vanilla extract in a bowl and heat it for about 2 minutes. When it’s cool, throw it out.

Set an open box of Arm & Hammer Baking Soda in there overnight and close the door. The baking soda will absorb the odors.

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