LifestyleBake, scrub, shine. Effortless home tricks to clean your grill

Bake, scrub, shine. Effortless home tricks to clean your grill

How to clean a griddle?
How to clean a griddle?
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2:16 PM EDT, April 28, 2024

Are dried-up grease residues keeping you up at night? Before you spend a fortune on store-bought products, consider trying a trick with baking soda.

Sunny weather encourages us to spend time with family and friends by the grill. Before diving into preparing delicacies, it's crucial to prepare the equipment properly.

Scrubbing dried food or grease residues off the grill isn't the most pleasant of tasks. However, we have a simple way to make this daunting task easier. There's no need to purchase products from the store since what we already have at home will do the job just fine.

Dried grease will disappear in no time

Here are a few home methods to help you effectively clean the grill without using expensive chemicals and other products. Mixing baking soda with hydrogen peroxide to create a thick paste is a trick that's very popular among internet users and grilling enthusiasts. Rub it into the dirty grill, wait about ten minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with water.

If you don't have baking soda at hand, try another effective trick involving an onion. Cut it in half and rub it over the heated grill (be careful to avoid burns). The juice from the onion helps dissolve food residues and dried grease. Then, you can clean the grill thoroughly with a brush or a balled-up piece of aluminium foil. You might also find that using the onion half-like sponge helps remove the dirt swiftly.

Make your grill look like new with household tricks

Another useful tip involves using lemon and water. Squeeze the lemon juice and mix it with water. Use this mixture to scrub the dirty grill. A brush or even an old newspaper can serve as effective tools for removing the grime.

To ease your cleaning efforts next time, coat the grill with a small amount of oil before heating it up. Apply the oil using a kitchen brush or soak a newspaper or a paper towel and rub it over the grill. You'll appreciate this effort later, as it makes scrubbing the grill much easier.

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