Most of us have a roll of wax paper stored in a kitchen drawer somewhere. I don’t know about you, but I rarely use wax paper — I just never seem to have a use for it. You may be like me and assume that wax paper is only good for storing food in. However, there are actually a number of different ways to use wax paper around the house. cool stuff, cool stuff
1. Restores Wooden Bowls
source: Andrew Pearce Bowls
To keep your wooden salad bowls and utensils conditioned, rub them down with a piece of wax paper after you’ve washed and dried them. The wax paper helps to restore moisture in the wood. cool stuff, cool stuff
2. Protects Wooden Cutting Boards
Over time, bacteria seeps into the grain of wooden cutting boards. When cutting meat, it’s best to put a piece of wax paper on top of the wood. This will protect your cutting board and keep germs away. cool stuff, cool stuff
3. DIY Swiffer Pads
Run out of Swiffer pads? No problem. Using a piece of wax paper in place of a Swiffer pad will do just as good of a job on your floors.