White distilled vinegar is less expensive than commercial cleaning products and is enviromentally friendly.
Here are some of the best of the best uses for vinegar. Please note that in every tip, where it reads vinegar, always imply that it is white distilled vinegar.
ADD MOISTNESS TO CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPES by adding a spoonful of vinegar to the batter.
ACCIDENTALLY ADDED TOO MUCH SALT TO YOUR RECIPE? A spoonful of vinegar will help to correct the taste.
TENDERIZE INEXPENSIVE CUTS OF MEAT by cooking in the slow cooker with 1/8 cup of vinegar.
WHEN POACHING EGGS, add one tablespoon vinegar to the water. The whites will stay better formed.
PASTA WILL BE LESS STICKY when you add just a dash of vinegar to the water just prior to adding the egg.
ONION ODORS DISAPPEAR FROM HANDS by rubbing them vinegar.
ELIMINATE ODORS FROM YOUR CHOPPING BOARD by spraying vinegar onto its surface. Let sit for 20 minutes before rinsing.
CHEESE LASTS LONGER if you wrap it with a vinegar soaked cheese cloth.
RID THE CLOUDINESS ON GLASSWARE by soaking paper towels in vinegar and wrapping the towels around the inside and outside of the glass. Let sit an hour before removing the towels, then rinse.
EASILY REMOVE GUMFROM FABRIC AND CARPETING by wiping with full strength vinegar on a cloth.
CRAYON STAINS DISAPPEARFROM FABRIC by lightly rubbing with vinegar on a soft toothbrush.
FOR COFFEE AND TEA STAINS ON CLOTHING, dab the fabric with vinegar, then add 1/2 cup to the washing machine during wash cycle.
REMOVE FRUIT STAINS FROM HANDS by vigorously rubbing them with vinegar.
DEODORIZE A SMOKE FILLED ROOM by placing a bowl of vinegar in the room.
CLEAN EYEGLASSES by wiping each lens with a soft cloth dipped in vinegar.
FOR MILDEW REMOVAL, wipe area with equal amount of vinegar and water.
FRESHEN YOUR SINK GARBAGE DISPOSAL by freezing an equal amount of vinegar and water in icecube trays. Grind the frozen cubes down the garbage disposal. Rinse with cold water.
FOR A NICE SHINE ON PORCELAIN, scour with vinegar.
GET RID OF FRUIT FLIES by setting out a dish of vinegar.
AND IF YOU REALLY WANT TO KNOW… You can actually turn your chicken wish bone into rubber by soaking the bone in a glass of vinegar for three days. It really will bend like rubber.
So there you have it. Try one…try two… try the rubber bone one…try something. I didn’t do this for my health you know!