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Take Care of Your Cutting Board

Wooden cutting boards require special treatment if they are to last and stay free of food-borne bacteria. Every few weeks, sprinkle a generous portion of coarse salt over the board's surface, and rub it with the cut side of a lemon half. Afterward, rinse the board well with hot water, then dry completely with a clean kitchen towel.

Comments (3)

  • glgerry4 24 Aug, 2010

    I have a bamboo cutting board with cuts from my knives. Can those be sanded down?

  • jjpkea6_forkicks 28 Feb, 2008

    how can i use this method for butcher block counter tops?

  • hanagirl 19 Feb, 2008

    Just wondering, can you do the same for non-wood cutting boards too?