Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner
Microwave oven has always been one of the most useful and easy to use kitchen appliances for various purposes. It works by implementing a lot of scientific principals, but cleaning it is an entirely different story. It cooks or heats foods by exposing them to microwave radiation; however, in the process and depending on what types of ingredients used, food residues are spread all over the inside surface of the microwave. Cleaning it involves using wet sponge or cloth to wipe dirt and stain; immediate cleaning should make it easier, but cleaning dry stain requires more efforts and time. Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner offers an easier way to do that. Instead of wiping those stains directly, this little kitchen accessory exposes the stains to hot steam as a way to soften dry stains for quicker cleaning afterwards.
Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner is basically a small liquid container with a hole on top of its head. You can remove the head part, and fill the body with a mixture of water and vinegar. The entire material is safe to put and heated inside a microwave oven.
Heated on high setting for about 7 minutes, the mixture of water and vinegar will turn into steam. On top of the hair piece, there are some small holes to let the steam escape, softening dry stain and dirt.
- Pros: simple and easy to use. Vinegar is natural safe cleaning agent without risk of toxic; since it is mixed with water, the acidity level is reduced but without affecting its efficacy. The mixture comes out as steam, so it can reach all inside surface of the microwave. You can also use a mixture of water and lemon juice to get pleasant odor. Even water alone should do the job well, as long as you wipe the stain properly afterwards.
- Cons: Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner is mostly transparent, allowing you to know how much Vinegar you pour into it. However, there are no clear visible indicators (such as printed lines or dots).
There is nothing magical and overly sophisticated about this microwave cleaner. In implements the same principal as steam mops. Hot steam makes contact with the inside surface of your microwave oven so you can wipe everything clean more easily and quickly. Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner is dishwasher safe as well.
Vinegar is an ancient yet effective cleaning agent to remove both organic and inorganic dirt. People often choose commercial cleaner over this household solution for the promise of better and more thorough cleaning. Let us not forget that these cleaning agents are potentially toxic. Since microwave oven is used for cooking foods and heating milk, natural cleaning solution is a safer bet. Every type of vinegar (malt, rosemary-infused, white, etc) is about 5% acidic. It is effective to neutralize bacteria by chemically changing their protein structures.