Kathy Powers
Kathy Powers
  • Hometalker
  • Chicago, IL

Cleaned up Popcorn Popper

I got the 40-yr-old greasy popcorn maker agreeably degreased!
cleaned up popcorn popper, appliances, cleaning tips
I used three applications of paste made from baking soda, vinegar and lemon juice. Each application was left overnight and scrubbed of the next day.
Then I used baby oil to remove a lesser amount of grease. Then I got overexcited and took a knife to the greasy areas and scraped off the grease patches that refused to move. I found out that the whole pot comes off with a quick flick of the knife. I wish I had known this sooner. Finally, I used SOS to finish and the shine the remaining grease.
From now on, I will remove the pot from the bottom of the popper and scrub it up every time. The bottom part did not come out as well as I had hoped and I didn't want to mess with the electrical innards. Would you believe the popcorn tastes better?

Suggested materials:

  • 3 boxes baking soda  (Aldi @ $.49)
  • 3 bottled distilled vinegar  (Aldi @ $.79)
  • 1 bottle lemon juice  (Aldi $1.29)
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