A young friend recently sent me an email. She wanted to warn me about the dangers of not washing off the tops of cans before opening them.
After all, dirt can accumulate on the cans in the warehouse or on the grocery store shelf.
And then there are the diseases carried by critters of all kinds walking about on the cans. To say nothing of reports of bugs and small rodents found in bottles and cans – ugh! (We kids always laughed at my dear Mom, who would habitually check the glass Coke bottle after she took her first sip!)
Aside from the obvious good advice for removing any accumulated dust, I remembered an even greater bit of wisdom I once heard about the dirtiest inch in your kitchen.Continue reading