Shine appliances with rubbing alcohol.
Remove stains from glass by rubbing with a lemon slice.
Polish Formica tops with club soda.
A cloth dampened with rubbing alcohol removes water spots from stainless steel.
Blenders -Fill part way with hot water and add a drop of detergent. Cover and turn it on for a few seconds. Rinse and drain dry.
Broilers - Sprinkle the hot pan with dry laundry detergent. Cover with a dampened paper towel and let the burned food set for a while. The pan should require little scouring.
Can Openers - Loosen grime from by brushing with an old toothbrush. To thoroughly clean blades, run a paper towel through the cutting process.
Crystal - . Rinse with 1 part vinegar to 3 parts warm water. Air dry.
Cutting Boards - For odors, rub the surface with the cut side of a lemon or lime. To clean and sanitize it, pour liquid bleach on the cutting board and rinse well.
Deodorizer - Boil a teaspoon of cloves in a half-cup water to dispel cooking odors.
Detergent - Add some vinegar to the dishwater to cut the grease.
Disposals - Grind one half lemon or orange rind in the disposal . .
Food Grinders - Get all the ground material out and make the grinder much easier to clean by running a slice of bread through it before dismantling.
Grills - Place in a plastic garbage bag after it has cooled with 1/2 cup Cascade (powder) dishwasher detergent. Pour hot water to cover the grill, seal and shake it to dissolve the powder. Let it stand for several hours. Rinse thoroughly. Before ever using your grill, spray vegetable oil. You can also use leftover brewed coffee. Pour it on a hot or cold grill and wipe off.
Meat Grinders - Run a piece of bread through it before washing.
Microwaves - Cover it with a wet paper towel and put the oven on HIGH for 10 seconds. Wipe it up when the cloth cools.
Odors - Rub your fingers on stainless steel under running water to remove onion or garlic odors.
Sink - For grease clogs, pour 1 cup salt and 1 cup of baking soda followed by boiling water. .
Stainless Steel - Shine with a sponge dipped in vinegar. For stubborn buildup around faucets and fixtures, put towels around the fixtures and soak with vinegar until build-up comes off.