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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Clean up your mess - Giveaway!

In my last post I made a Sticky Chocolate Pudding, and this is the very sticky, messy dish that I was left with when the delicious pudding had been eaten.

Usually, I would leave this to soak overnight before I even tried to tackle cleaning it.  No point in putting it straight in the dishwasher either as it simply wouldn't clean off the baked on sugary mixture

Fortunately, however this time I had the chance to try out a new product from Cillit Bang.

It's an All in 1 Dish and Surface cleaner.  I didn't use it on my wooden work surfaces as I couldn't see any information about using on wood but it is suitable for all other surfaces including granite. 

The cleaner comes with a natty dispenser which works a bit like those automatic soap dispensers you get in the loos of large organisations.

 Here it is at the kitchen sink (I have a very old butler style double sink)

 You just wave your sponge under the dispenser and it squirts out some of the product.  I started with a slightly less messy dish, it was the one in which I roasted the Slow Cooked Aromatic Pork.

It doesn't look too bad, but there were some burnt on bit of roasting residue stuck to the dish, to be honest I wasn't that convinced that it would be any easier to clean with this than washing up liquid. 

So far so good, the burnt on bits came off quickly and easily in a matter of a few minutes.  So now for a tougher test!

I'm not the kind of person who raves about anything to do with washing up or any kind of housework, but I was impressed by this product.  I'm not so sure about the dispenser, it's not the most sustainable of solutions as it uses batteries and probably dispenses more than you really need.  It would be good for anyone who had problems with their hands and couldn't squeeze a plastic bottle of cleaner but otherwise it's not something I feel is required.

Anyway you can make your own mind up about this because I have three of these  Cillit Bang - All in One Dish and Surface packs to giveaway just follow the instructions below:

Many thanks to Cillit Bang for these prizes.
This is a sponsored post 
Giveaway closes Friday 16th March, 2012

Good Luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway 

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At 29 February 2012 at 15:58 , Blogger amy beth marantino said...

red cabbage cole slaw.

At 29 February 2012 at 21:04 , Blogger Unknown said...

and I thought you were going to give away the dish because you couldn't be bothered to clean it!!

At 1 March 2012 at 13:38 , Blogger janet @ the taste space said...

Wow - that was one messy pan! I bet you thought you were doomed! (although if you greased it, cleaning should be fairly easy... it the bottom of pots that always get me, grrrr)

At 2 March 2012 at 00:29 , Anonymous Jen @ Juanita's Cocina said...

Wow! This stuff looks great! What a cool system!

At 3 March 2012 at 10:55 , Blogger fiona maclean said...

LOL ok I am entering! I really hate cleaning so anything that makes it easier will be a good thing for m!

At 3 March 2012 at 19:53 , Blogger Karen S Booth said...

Good heavens Janice, that really works! I am n0t sure it will clean my pans though!

At 15 March 2012 at 11:02 , Blogger Sylvie said...

Hmm, I'm just about convinced! I wonder if it would work on old baked in staines too?!


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