The many small kitchen appliances that are common today make our lives easier, but only if they are properly cared for. They can easily become useless if not kept clean. Take this quiz to learn more about how to clean small appliances.
Why can't some blender jars be washed in the dishwasher?
the detergent can dull their blades
they are more prone to cracking in the dishwasher
their shape prevents them from getting fully clean
What is an easy way to clean the inside of a blender jar?
turning it on with a detergent solution inside
wiping it with olive oil and a paper towel
rinse it out with a warm water and alcohol solution
What is useful for cleaning the base of a blender made from stainless steel?
What should you mix with water for a homemade solution to clean a plastic blender base?
cornstarch and alcohol
What type of coffee maker requires special attention in its cleaning?
drip coffee makers
What combination helps to remove coffee stains from a glass pot in a drop coffee maker?
crushed ice, water and salt
baking soda, water and vinegar
apple juice and baking powder
What should you avoid using to clean a percolator?
What should you be sure to do each time you clean your electric can opener?
unplug it first
sharpen the blade
run it for 30 seconds after cleaning
How should you remove caked on food from an electric can opener?
using a toothbrush
using steel wool
using an organic sponge
What should you do to ensure that your garbage disposal doesn't begin to smell?
Let it continue working for a few seconds with just water running through it.
Pour drain-cleaning gel into it.
Let it sit unused for a full day between each major use.
What types of food products can be bad for an in-sink garbage disposal?
fatty pieces of meat
dry nuts and seeds
What can help remove a foul odor that come from your in-sink garbage disposal?
orange or lemon peels
warm water with nothing else
What should you avoid using to clean the inside of your toaster?
What should you use to clean tough dirt spots on a toaster oven's tray?
a synthetic scouring pad
an organic sponge
What should you wipe on the grids of a waffle iron to protect them?