Ensuring the Longevity of your Dishwasher

Oct
15
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As one of the best modern inventions for the kitchen for a long time, your dishwasher often gets a lot of work, especially if you’re part of a growing (and hungry) family. However, it can get ignored and even abused when used every day, so it is important to take good care of your dishwasher if you don’t want it to break! Take a look…
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How to Clean your Kitchen worktops

Aug
25
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Making sure you clean your kitchen worktops can be slightly stressful, particularly if you’ve no idea where to start when thinking about products. However there is not much to be worried about! Cleaning countertops and worktops is actually quite easy; once you’ve figured out the right ingredients for it all. Natural Stone It is better not to use your standard chemical cleaners for natural stone, as…
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Checking your Accessories for Grease

Jul
22
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When cooking in your kitchen, obviously surfaces are going to get dirty. A quick wipe round with a warm, soapy dishwater is often enough to kill off any germs that may be lurking from a cooking session. However it is also important to remember about any accessories or appliances that you have lying around, as they can collect cooking grease over time while it cooks…
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Shared Kitchens – Office Kitchens

Jun
24
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While not every one of us will have the joy of being a student in our lifetimes, many more of us will have to work in an office or in a work premises with other people – as a team of some sort. Certain rules still apply when thinking about cleanliness for the kitchen area of that work premises, so it is important to think…
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Preventing Bad Smells from Pervading your Cupboards

Dec
09
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Even though they are full of condiments and packets of pasta and stock sometimes kitchen cupboards can become musty and start to smell over time. In order to prevent this musty smell from pervading and settling into your nice produce, there are a few things you can do to keep your kitchen cupboards smelling clean and fresh. Give them a rinse By emptying out the…
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De-scaling Your Kettle

Dec
05
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Whether you’re a fan of tea, coffee or gravy with your spuds or prefer a hot water bottle on a cold night, a kettle is one of our most used appliances in many kitchens. Most kettles get daily use, even if it just to help boil the pasta you are making for supper, but how often do we actually clean our kettles? If you've never…
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Cleaning Stainless Steel

Nov
25
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Stainless steel can sometimes be problematic as it can easily lose its sheen and become dirty if not properly cared for. However, there are a few materials that work wonders on cleaning stainless steel so that it returns to that wonderful sheen and stays that way for longer! Stainless Steel worktops are incredibly popular in all types of kitchens as well as being popular in…
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Cleaning with the Kids

Oct
30
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Earlier this month we talked about making sure the kids stayed safe while cooking in the kitchen. Equally, if not more importantly, you should show them how to properly clear up after a baking session so as to avoid spillage and to prevent bacteria from growing. Wiping Around and Under Surfaces When teaching your kids to clean up after themselves it is important to remind…
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Autumn Cleaning

Sep
30
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As the summer holidays draw to a close, whether you are a teacher, a teaching assistant, a babysitter, a parent or if you haven’t had a summer holiday at all, it may be time to start thinking about having another clear out of the kitchen cabinets. Clearing out the whole house is commonly associated with the springtime, however if you only organise your fridge once a…
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Cooking With Garlic

Jul
31
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Garlic is well known as an ‘all purpose’ ingredient when it comes to savoury cooking. Most recipes will at least contain a pinch of garlic just to add flavour and several recipes use garlic to give the dish that extra kick. However getting garlic to work can be a pain if you don’t want your hands, house and cutlery to stink of garlic for the…
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