Cleaning the kitchen is unavoidable but the good news is, some things can be neglected a little longer.
If you consider yourself to be relatively clean most of the time, you can rest easy when it comes to the following items.
Cleaning your Moka pot with soapy water and a sponge isn’t necessary. Instead, simply rinse it with hot water, wiping it with a clean cloth after each.
Cast iron skillet
Avoid cleaning your skillet with strong detergents, harsh sponges and the dishwasher. Doing so, can remove your seasoning and could leave a soapy taste in your mouth.
The experts at Lodge Manufacturing, a maker of cast-iron cookware, told www.bhg.com that cast-iron skillets are sterilised during the cooking process, reaching 400 degrees Fahrenheit in 4 minutes at medium heat; at 212 degrees Fahrenheit, the surface becomes sterile so germs should not be an issue.
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If your drain isn't blocked and smelly, then it's best to leave it alone. According to The Kitchn, aggressively cleaning your drains on the regular could be doing more damage than good.
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