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Clean your oven with baking soda

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Clean your oven with baking soda

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OK so A while back I decided to try cleaning my oven with baking soda. I was pretty skeptical, but it worked well. I used a scouring pad, but if I were to do this again I would use steel wool.

In my younger years I worked as a housekeeper in the Rockies and remember cleaning up to eight ovens in one day. Even with gloves on I got chemical burns on my arms.

This method works just as well but without the risk chemical burns and is safe to use in the home with children. They can even help you.

You will need:

1 cup of Dr. Bronner’s Castile soap (or whatever liquid soap you want)
3 cups of baking soda
10 drops lavender essential oil (this is only for pleasure, not needed for cleaning)
1/2 cup white vinegar
You may want to add a little bit of water to make it more of a paste.

1. Mix all ingredients and make a paste.

2. Remove the racks and coat in paste and let sit.

3. Cover the inside of the oven with the rest of the paste and let sit over night.

4. In the morning fill a bucket with warm water and scrub the oven.  It’s amazing and it works.

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