Mom Sprays Cooking Oil Onto Her Shower Door For A Reason That Blew Me Away!
Marilyn Caylor 6/13/2016
Cooking oil spray isn't just for making your eggs slide out of the pan. Try these alternative tips for using cooking spray in unexpected ways!
Grating cheese isn't normally an easy task. When it sticks to the grater, it gets harder to complete the job. Next time, douse it with some cooking spray and the job will be super easy! It will also leave less residue, making cleanup a breeze.
Inexpensive Faux WD-40
Silence the squeaks and other creaky noises coming from door hinges. A quick mist of cooking spray works just as well as WD-40!
Prevent Food Stains
If you're in the habit of microwaving food in plastic containers, then you know that some things will stain the Tupperware, such as chili or marinara sauce. Mist the container with cooking spray first, and it will help prevent the stains from ever forming.
Bye Bye Soap Scum!
Soap scum is one of those things that make cleaning a real chore. But, the oil in cooking spray will help break down those soap deposits. Simply spray the area and let sit for 5-10 minutes. Then, clean it with soapy water. It's just that easy!
Spray Off Bumper Bugs
Do you have yucky bugs stuck to the front of your car? Spritz the grille with some cooking spray, let it sit for a minute, and then wipe the gunk away!
Coat Your Measuring Cups
Sticky things like honey and peanut butter can get stuck in your measuring cup. Instead of having to struggle with every last drop, coat your measuring tools with cooking spray first. The sticky stuff will slide right out!
No More Sticky Hands
Spray your hands before handling sticky food items such meatloaf, bread dough, or marshmallow crispy treats.
Alternative Insect Killer
If you don't want the fumes from bug spray filling up your home, you can spray nasty insects like flies or wasps with cooking spray. When they drop to the ground, finish them off with a fly swatter. It's not any nicer for the poor bug, but your home won't smell like chemicals!
Cooking spray works just as well as the quick-dry nail polish spray you can find at the drugstore or beauty salon. All you need is a quick spritz to set your manicure! Be sure to wait a few minutes before you wash off the oily residue.
Coat Every Kernel
If you've ever tried make homemade popcorn with flavored seasoning, you know that it's hard to get every kernel coated. Use butter flavored cooking spray to lightly coat the popcorn first, and then the seasoning will stick!
Easy For Your Keys
There's no need to keep jamming your keys into a sticky lock. Use a bit of cooking spray, and the keys will slide in with ease!
So Many Uses
Even if you don't cook with it, cooking spray has so many great uses such as drying your nail polish, keeping your hands from getting stuck to meatloaf, and preventing stains from forming in plastic containers! It's an inexpensive product that has multiple household uses.