Butcher block table tops – Butchers blocks are manufactured commercially introduced in the 1880’s as an alternative to the traditional use of the sanitary blocks cut trees to cut meat. Hard maple is becoming the surface choice for durability and wood grain. The modern butcher block is durable and safe for food preparation and they are available in sizes from small countertop kitchen cutting board. Clean block butcher countertop with SOAP and water after each use.
Wood absorbs odors of food, oil and clean the bacteria from the raw meat that is important. Mix a solution of 1 tablespoon of mild bleach to 1 gallon of warm water. Wash the hob with a sponge clean, rinse and then dry clean the bacteria further. Remove stains from the superior meat counter butcher block table tops with lemon juice. Rinse and dry.
Whisk the salt into the stubborn stain and rub with lemon cut in half. Lemon salt and let sit overnight on top of the cover and rinse with water and dry. For heavy stains, try a hydrogen peroxide 3% mixed with water. Rinse thoroughly and dry. Each night with a metal or a scraper spatula scrape the countertop to butcher block table tops eliminate persistent odors or stains.