How To Polish Stainless Steel Appliances With Olive Oil

Bottle of olive oil, with fresh basil and rosemary.
Bottle of olive oil, with fresh basil and rosemary.

Stainless steel appliances are a gorgeous accent to any kitchen. Unfortunately, the metal is prone to finger smudges and other blemishes that make it look dull. Luckily, our friends over at Real Simple have discovered a great way to polish stainless steel appliances using olive oil.

Simply pour a drop of oil onto a rag and wipe down the machine. Once the marks are gone, use a paper towel to create a shine.

This tip is great if you’re looking for a natural way to clean because you’ll avoid harsh chemicals found in traditional cleaning products. Also, since you most likely already keep a bottle of this kitchen staple in your pantry, it’s a bit of a money-saver.