1. Heat a lemon in a bowl of water for an easy-to-clean, fresh smelling microwave.
2. Polish your stainless steel appliances with Pledge.
3. Line your shelves with Press 'n' Seal wrap or plastic placemats to make it easy to clean up goops and spills.
4. Clean burnt gunk off your pans (and sticky buildup off your toaster) using baking soda, dish soap, and cream of tartar.
Learn how to use this magic formula here; just make sure to rinse off all of the soap before you cook again!