How to Clean and Deodorize Your Microwave

With all of the food we heat in our microwave, it's no surprise that it can begin to smell a little funky. Here's a smart and simple way to clean and deodorize the inside of your microwave.

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Place 2 tablespoons of baking soda in a microwave-safe bowl.

Place 2 tablespoons of baking soda in a microwave-safe bowl.

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Add about a cup of water.

Add about a cup of water.

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Put the bowl in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes.

Put the bowl in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes.

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The baking soda will absorb the odors, while the steam will loosen the caked-on food and oil on the walls of the microwave.

The baking soda will absorb the odors, while the steam will loosen the caked-on food and oil on the walls of the microwave.

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Remove the bowl, and wipe the microwave down with a rag or paper towel.

Remove the bowl, and wipe the microwave down with a rag or paper towel.

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