Microwave Oven Refresher

READY IN: 4mins
Recipe by Diana in KS

Simply ways to make your microwave smells disappear. Always make sure after cooking something to wipe clean with a damp cloth. Use a mild detergent when needed. When smells have taken over use the following.

Top Review by nemokitty

I didn't have sliced lemon but used frozen lemon cubes that I keep in the freezer. It worked great. I'll use this again. Made for I Recommend Tag Game 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour 1/2 cup water into a 4 cup microwave safe bowl.
  2. Add one of the listed fruits plus the other ingredients.
  3. Heat on 100% power 1-2 minutes or until water boils.
  4. Wipe throughly with a clean soft rag.
  5. To make the kitchen smell like you've been baking all day.
  6. Add 2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice and 1 cup water to a microwave safe bowl and heat at 100% 3 minutes.

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