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A clean grater/zester with no trouble

Do you have the feeling that grating and zeisting your food is not worth the hastle of cleaning the tool afterwards?

Well, here are a few simple tricks that help you easily clean your grater and zester, remove all residues and keep you from grating your fingers attempting to clean it.

The first tip is to use oil. You can use a bit of olive or seeds oil and add it on the grater's surface. This way you will have a well-oiled surface that will not prevent the grating action but will help removing leftovers from the grater.

After the grating is done, a useful thing to do is brushing both its sides with a freshly cut lemon and then rinse. Most of the leftovers will come off like that.

Then take a toothbrush reserved for the kitchen and with hot water and soap brush the whole surface of the grater so to thoroughly clean it and then rinse it and let it dry completely before you put it away, to avoid rusting.
Another quick way to dry these kinds of items is to put them in the warm oven for 10 minutes.

Enjoy your clean graters and zesters!

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