How to Clean a Wooden Cutting Board

The Basics of Cutting Board Care

How to Clean a Wooden Cutting Board
How to Clean a Wooden Cutting Board
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Cutting boards are incredibly useful when preparing meals, and with as often as we use them, it's important to know how to properly care for them. This How to Clean a Wooden Cutting Board tutorial covers the basics of cutting board care. These step-by-step instructions will show you not only how to properly clean a cutting board, but also how to oil a cutting board. With this tutorial, you can keep your wooden cutting board clean and good as new so you can use it for years to come.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening



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I am a germ freak, I disinfect everything all the time but I do always worry about my wooden chopping board. I would have never thought about oiling the chopping board to keep it from drying out and splintering- such a great little tip and one I will definitely be trying out!

I love this tutorial. I have tons of wooden cutting boards that are just sitting there. I don't use them, because I get so nervous about germs in my kitchen. I have some thin plastic ones that I use a couple times, then throw away. I buy them at the dollar store. With this tutorial, I can finally use all of the really nice cutting boards I have! Thank you so much for posting this!

This is seriously a life saver because I have the weirdest fear and OCD about cutting board germs!! This is super useful for anybody that cooks! Plus, I'm sure this can apply to most cutting boards and not just wooden ones because proper cleaning is soooo important!

Wooden cutting boards have always scared me away because I'm always worried about kitchen germs. So glad I found this!


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