TIP: Wash the cheese grater as soon as you're done using it.
Unless, of course, you LIKE chiseling dried cheese out from between sharp little holes. The same goes for wire whisks. Wet muffin batter rinses off like a dream. Dried muffin batter does not. This I know.
* This is the first in what I anticipate being a series of simple (perhaps random) tips on things I learn in daily life. Things that I should have known... but apparently didn't. Things that may be useful to you... or not. Hopefully lots of things you can relate to. Enjoy!