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11 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Kitchen and Grill

Beyond the more regular daily and weekly effort to keep your kitchen clean, there are a few things that require some added work from time to time. 

I don’t know about you, but I can think of a few nooks and crannies that aren’t exactly sparkling in my kitchen right now.

Whether it’s the bottom of your produce drawer, some charred food remains in your grill, or less visible — but no less important — buildup inside your coffee maker, these guides can walk you through some essential tips for keeping your space clean and safe. Not to mention helping you get the best out of your appliances, pans, and more!

Good news — most of this advice is pretty straightforward to execute. It’s more a matter of remembering to do it, which is why we encourage you to save or bookmark this page and explore whichever guides are most relevant for you.

  1. How To Clean a Refrigerator With Vinegar
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    • Cleaning with vinegar is one of the simplest, safest, most cost-effective cleaning methods I have ever tried in my home. Vinegar is budget-friendly, environmentally friendly and makes a powerful cleaning solution perfect for cleaning appliances, countertops, floors and more! In addition to these benefits, the natural of vinegar dissipates quickly, making it best way to …
  2. How to Clean Your Sheet Pans So They Look Almost New
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    • You know that glorious moment when you buy a new cookie sheet or baking pan and look at it in its wondrous splendor? Knowing full well that before long, it will look crusty, dingy, and permanently dirty thanks to stuck-on food, scorch marks, and baked-on grease? What a nice, fleeting moment that is. I can’t …
  3. How To Clean a GreenPan
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    • There are a few simple methods you can use to best clean your nonstick ceramic cookware. What Are GreenPans? GreenPans are a ceramic nonstick cookware that has been around since 2007. GreenPans are nonstick pans coated with Thermolon — arguably the best ceramic nonstick coating to be launched on the market. Thermolon does not release …
  4. How to Clean Copper with Simple Ingredients
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    • Cleaning copper with simple, inexpensive ingredients is easier than you might imagine, without compromising on results! You’ll love our tried-and-true methods. Like cleaning a coffee pot with vinegar, we love simple, proven methods for cleaning our homes and cookware. I personally love knowing that my family isn’t exposed to harsh chemical additives, and using cleaning …
  5. How to Clean a Microwave with Vinegar
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    • Have you ever wondered how to clean a microwave with vinegar? In my opinion it is the best way to safely and effectively clean your microwave oven especially since it doesn’t require any harsh chemicals. As a mother and a pet owner, I try to minimize the toxic chemicals in my home. Not only do …
  6. How to Clean a Grill
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    • Grilling is one of the best parts of summer. Heck, if you can grill all year round, even better. Burgers, meats and vegetables just taste better on the grill. You can’t beat that smoky, charred flavor. Plus, it’s fast and easy. And you don’t have to heat up your kitchen on a hot day. It’s …
  7. Everything You Need To Know About How To Clean a Smoker
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    • Smokers have gained a ton of popularity recently. While not as common as a grill, they’re quickly becoming an outdoor barbecue equipment mainstay. With the growing populatiry of TikTok, it’s hard not to follow along with professional pit masters and weekend warriors smoking up everything from zesty smoked chili queso recie to sweet and spicy …
  8. How to Clean Rusty Grill Grates
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    • I love grilled foods. The rich, flavorful char that a grill provides is unmatched, and makes everything taste so much better, from the typical grilled meats and veggies to more unique offerings like summer desserts and even grilled pizza. The downside to grills, like many things, is maintenance. A grill that is stored outside is going …
  9. How to Clean a Coffee Maker with Vinegar
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    • Do you know how to clean a coffee maker with vinegar? And how often do you clean your coffee maker? I promise it’s not a trick question! If you’re a coffee drinker, you look forward to that first cup of coffee of the day. You can’t imagine trying to function without it, or the other …
  10. How To Clean a Breville Espresso Machine
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    • Has the “Clean/Descale” light started to flash and you’re wondering how to clean a Breville espresso machine? Well, we can help! Much like knowing how to clean a coffee maker with vinegar, once you know the cleaning process you’ll find cleaning your espresso machine simple. These tips and tricks will help you keep your Breville …
  11. How to Clean a Keurig Coffee Maker With Vinegar
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    • Cleaning your Keurig regularly is a simple way to ensure you’re brewing the best coffee, which is why we advocate knowing how to clean a Keurig with vinegar! Keurig has perfected the art of coffee for one, a problem many of us didn’t even realize we had until we could buy coffee pods for every …