I dont have a project today but rather a tip! Some of you may remember that I am on a quest for the perfect sugar cookie...and on my way with that quest I bought some silicone baking sheets from Wilton that I LOVE! You can buy them from Amazon.com here
I have used these a couple of times now with fantastic results. But thats not the nature of today's tip and you might have guessed from the title of today's post. My husband is a bit of a procrastinator and lets the dishes sit in the sink for a few days (drives me crazy but Im not about to do them). Thats bad for silicone...very bad. We had cooked chicken that same week so the chicken dished and the baking sheets were sitting in the same area and absorbed the stink...it was pretty nasty. It was worse than a nasty sponge...you know the smell, the kinda you need like 2 lemons to get the smell off. G-ROSS. Wanna know how to get rid of it?!
Not to worry, you dont have to throw those expensive mats away all you need is water and baking soda! Equal parts water and baking soda to make a paste. Spread the paste over the mat front and back then rinse it off with water. Pat the mats dry then store them away...and try not to make them stink again :)
So easy, so quick and such a money saver! I thought they were ruined but after a little head scratching (and a few wrong attempts...vinegar doesnt work by the way lol) I figured this beauty out! I hope this helps you as much as it helped me!
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