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Surprising Cleaning New Uses - Real Simple
Vanilla Extract 101 - Clean the microwave and leave it smelling sweet with this household trick! Mix 2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a microwave-safe container, and zap it on high for five minutes. When it's done, remove the container and wipe down the interior of the oven. Any gunk should slide right off.
Vanilla Extract as Paint-Odor Masker - Disguise unpleasant fumes with this sweet-smelling pantry staple. Stir in a few drops of pure extract for each gallon of (nonwhite) paint.