Easiest way to clean a burnt pot - scrub free! "pour in a generous amount of hydrogen peroxide and sprinkled on a nice pile of baking soda. Then swirl it around to get it to mix. Let is sit for 6 hours and the burnt residue just dissolved off the pot!
Citrus Trick- To get every last drop from an overly firm lemon or lime, zap it in the microwave for 10 seconds. The heat softens the fruit, releasing liquid. Squeeze over a bowl cut side against your palm to collect seeds.