How To (Steam!) Clean a Microwave Quickly & Easily

Add 5-10 lemon slices to the bowl, squeezing some of the juices into the water. Fill a microwave safe bowl just under 3/4 full with tap water. We all know the best way to keep our microwaves lookin’ good is to wipe them down after each use, but chances are if you’re using your microwave you’re probably in a hurry anyway. First, wipe out any loose crumbs from the interior of the microwave. Keeping the microwave clean isn’t always easy (especially if you have roommates!) and it’s usually the last chore anyone wants to tackle. Place the bowl in the microwave and turn it on high. I set my timer for five minutes and checked in every few minutes to see if the water had started boiling. 6. Materials:
1 Lemon

Microwave safe bowl
Tap water

1. 5. Lastly, don’t forget to wipe down the exterior of the microwave -especially the keypad. 2. Once the water comes to a boil, stop the microwave. It’s a time consuming, smelly task and can command quite a bit of elbow grease to get the job done. 3.

Updated: 03.12.2014 — 00:12