Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products. It is natural. Mix 1 cup of warm water with cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then, soak cotton balls in the Borax mixture and place them near any ant trails in your home.
No Scrub Method for cleaning stove burner grates: Seal in a plastic bag with a little ammonia (doesn't need to cover grates). Let sit overnight and the ammonia fumes will break down burnt on grease, etc. Next day, wipe clean with sponge.
Cleaning a "George Foreman" grill: unplug it & place a wet double-sheet of paper towel between lid & surface; leftover heat causes the towel to steam & clean the grill. Wiping it dry with another paper towel is all that’s needed.