This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout? Mold and mildew stains? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.
Aluminum Foil as Glassware Scrubber - To get baked-on food off a glass pan or an oven rack, use dishwashing liquid and a ball of foil in place of a steel-wool soap pad, says Mary Findley, president of the cleaning-products developer Mary Moppins. It's one way to recycle those used but perfectly good pieces of foil you hate to throw out. I use foil to clean my BBQ grill...it works awesome!!!