Wooden cutting boards look great; plus, they’re easy on knives, long-lasting, and if you clean them right, more sanitary than a plastic cutting board.
My favorite one is about 45 years old, a hand-me-down from my parents. It’s lasted all these years because my mom took good care of it, and now I do, too.
So, what’s the best way to clean a wooden cutting board? How do you keep it from cracking? Wooden cutting boards do require a little maintenance, but it all pays off. Here are my tips for how to clean, maintain, and condition your wooden board so it’ll last for years!
HOW TO CLEAN A WOOD CUTTING BOARD: DO’S AND DON’TS
- Do wash your cutting board by hand. If you’re just slicing bread, you can simply wipe it off, but for moist, sticky, or pungent foods (which is most of them), you’ll need to wash and rinse it.
- Do use liquid dish soap to wash your…