Help! Christmas guests left bacon grease stains on wood counter!

AboutToGetDustyDecember 27, 2012

So I baby my new kitchen. I love it, I love to clean it. I cook and cook hard...but clean up spills right away. So over Christmas, my guests are using my microwave and helping with meal prep...and leave bacon grease stains left unattended on the butcher block counter where my microwave rests. Now I can't get off the stains! Any ideas? Thanks so much!

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katy-lou

What about baking soda?

    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 9:07PM
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a2gemini

My grandfather used salt. Not sure if this would well in ur situation.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 9:58PM
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cookncarpenter

Here's what I do on my Maple butcher block when I have a stain, (even works on red wine) cut a lemon in half, scrub the butcher block with the open lemon. Wipe excess with damp paper towel, allow to air dry, and re-coat with mineral oil.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 10:52PM
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juliekcmo

Just reoil the counter

    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:07PM
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AboutToGetDusty

Thanks for all the suggestions - I will tuck them all away for later use! This time I tried baking soda (no lemons in the house) and then when dry I wiped the counter with mineral oil. Voila! All better :-)

    Bookmark   December 29, 2012 at 9:35PM
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