How to Quickly and Easily Clean and Sanitize Your Blender

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With juicing and other dietary programs utilizing the power of the blender, more and more people are beginning to get more use out of their home blenders today than ever before. However, with all the use that your blender is getting, the more chances for harmful bacteria and other contaminates to build up on the blades and inside of the container of your blender. Today, we will be giving our readers a quick and easy guide to how to properly clean and sanitize your blender.

Easy Blender Cleaning Solution You Can Make At Home

This blender cleaning solution is more of a simple collection of things you may have around your home anyway, and works well at really getting into the blades and small parts of the inside of your blender. You will need the following items to make your blender cleaning solution:

  • 2 Small Lemons, Skin on, cut in half and quartered
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Distilled White Vinegar
  • Warm Water

┬áStep 1 — Throw the lemon pieces into your blender

Step 2 — Add just a single drop of liquid dish soap into the blender

Step 3 — Sprinkle a little distilled white vinegar into the mix

Step 4 — Pour in enough warm water to fill the blender 1/4 of the way.

Now just whirl away for up to a minute to allow the cleaning power of the soap and lemons grind away any dirt or bacteria that is in the blender. Once sufficiently blended, dump out the mixture and fill with clean hot water 3/4 of the way full. Blend again for 30 seconds to rinse the blender. Repeat the rinsing process again if necessary.

How to Sanitize Your Blender

While the cleaning of the blender should be done about every week or so — depending on how often you use it — you can use our easy blender sanitizer solution in between uses to make sure that your is sanitized and free of any harmful bacteria or other microscopic illness-causing germs. The mixture is very simple to make, just be sure to rinse after sanitizing and let air-dry.

  • 1/2 cap full of liquid bleach
  • Warm water

The amount of bleach used should be very small, about a droplet or 2. Simply blend to ensure that all parts are sanitized, rinse, and you are done!

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Wine Tips To Get More Out Of It

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Wine is an alcoholic beverage that is popular all over the world. Because it is made from fermented grapes, there are literally all kinds of combinations of wine you can enjoy. If you love all the different types of wine, read the below article for some tips on maximizing your enjoyment of it.

Read up as much as you can on wine through books and magazines. In these works, you will find that some of the best wine connoisseurs in the world rate some of the most popular wines. This will help you to decide what wines you want to buy if you have yet to try them.

Have a plan prior to picking your wine. Be sure you know which wine you’re looking before to avoid getting overwhelmed by brands, varieties, and prices. Certain wines fit dinners and others better fit large parties. Knowing which wine suits your needs can help you choose a better wine than browsing and choosing something on a whim.

Pay attention to the experts but do not take them too seriously. The best wine experts also listen to other people’s opinions. Also, tastes differ. Keep your own enjoyment in mind over the advice of another.

No two stores are exactly the same, so when you are hunting for that perfect wine, know what you that perfect wine is and know what the stores are serving. Reading the latest reviews and offerings from the local selections helps give you a better feel for what lies within their cellar. Knowing what the store offers will help narrow down the selection process to a few names that work!

As was already stated in the introduction, wine is an extremely popular alcoholic beverage. Millions of people enjoy this beverage every single day. If you need to unwind from your hectic day, enjoy a glass of wine. Utilize the tips provided in the above article in order to make the most out of this glass.