04/06/2015 06:56 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

You've Been Cleaning These 3 Kitchen Tools All Wrong

The coffeemaker. The blender. The cast iron skillet. You use these kitchen tools every day -- but cleaning them is always a real pain in the neck. Until now. These three brilliant tricks will have them all spotless in no time.

How To Clean Your Cast Iron Skillet

You might be surprised to know you need salt -- not soap -- to clean cast iron. Watch the video.

Related: Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie and Skillet Pizza


How To Clean Your Coffee Maker

Here's how to make sure your beloved salvation in the morning is squeaky clean and ready for that next cup of joe. Watch the video.

Related: How To Make The Best Iced Coffee


How To Clean A Blender

This trick gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "spin cycle." Watch the video.

Related: 6 Ways To Up Your Smoothie Game


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