Hone the forces of nature and put them to work in your kitchen with these natural cleansing remedies. Everything you'll need (aside from a little elbow grease) is probably already on your kitchen shelves.
Swirl coarse salt and ice around the base of a narrow-neck decanter to loosen mineral deposits, and then rinse.
To remove residue, pour 1/2 cup warm water and 1/3 cup baking soda into the jar. Run blender 30 seconds; rinse.
Glass Baking Dish
Sprinkle coarse salt on stuck-on areas, rub with a damp sponge, and rinse to remove food remnants.
Pulverize uncooked white rice in the grinder to pick up lingering grounds. This works for spice grinders, too.