15 Filthy Things in the Kitchen You’re Not Cleaning Properly

My husband and I used to have a rule: I cooked and he cleaned the kitchen. The rule went out the window when we became parents almost ten years ago. Since then, we have been in survival mode when it comes to housekeeping.

Now that my kids are more self-sufficient, I have more time to clean my kitchen, which the NSF dubs the “germiest place in [a] home.” Alas, there are many things in my kitchen I could be cleaning better.

Start the slideshow above for great tips on how to properly clean some of the biggest germy offenders in the kitchen you’ve likely ignored.

Now that I’ve thoroughly grossed myself and all of you out, I think I’m going to invest in a giant bottle of bleach.

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