Revive A Stained Wood Surface

Revive A Stained Wood Surface

Wooden cutting boards or counters can be easily stained by various foods. To get your cutting board or surface looking like new again, just use some kosher salt, lemon and baking soda.

Photo by Allen Penton

These three common items have proven several times before to make great household cleaners. Now, the $US5 Dinners blog shows us how to use salt, lemon and baking soda to remove food stains (in this case, strawberry stains).

Basically, you just rub lemon juice and kosher salt into the stains using a cut lemon, then add some extra cleaning power with baking soda. Rinse and dry, and you should be good to go.

Cleaning Your Stained Cutting Boards – Kitchen Shortcut [$5 Dinners]


  • I like to periodically rub olive oil into my wooden chopping board. After the oil has been absorbed, the board looks beautiful with a rich lustre

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