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60 VINEGAR HACKS

 



1.  Arthritis tonic and treatment; 2 spoonfuls of apple cider

vinegar and honey in a glass of water several times daily.


2.  Thirst-quenching drink:  apple cider vinegar mixed with cold

water.


3.  Sagging cane chairs:  sponge them with a hot solution of

half vinegar and half water.  Place the chairs out in the hot

sun to dry.


4.  Skin burns:  apply ice cold vinegar right away for fast

relief.  Will prevent burn blisters.


5.  Add a spoonful of vinegar to the cooking water to make

cauliflower white and clean.


6.  Storing cheese:  keep it fresh longer by wrapping it in a

vinegar-soaked cloth and keeping it in a sealed container.


7.  Remove stains from stainless steel and chrome with a

vinegar-dampened cloth.


8.  Rinse glasses and dishes in water and vinegar to remove

spots and film.


9.  Prevent grease build-up in your oven by frequently wiping it

with vinegar.


10.  Wipe jars of preserves and canned food with vinegar to

prevent mold-producing bacteria.


11.  To eliminate mildew, dust, and odors, wipe down walls with

vinegar-soaked cloth.


12.  Clean windows with vinegar and water.


13.  Hardened paint brushes:  simmer in boiling vinegar and wash

in hot soapy water.


14.  Clean breadbox and food containers with vinegar-dampened

cloth to keep fresh-smelling and clean.


15.  Pour boiling vinegar down drains to unclog and clean them.


16.  Clean fireplace bricks with undiluted vinegar.


17.  An excellent all-purpose cleaner:  vinegar mixed with salt.

 Cleans copper, bronze, brass, dishes, pots, pans, skillets,

glasses, windows.  Rinse well.


18.  Make your catsup and other condiments last long by

adding vinegar.


19.  To clear up respiratory congestion, inhale a vapor mist

from steaming pot containing water and several spoonfuls of

vinegar.


20.  Apple cider vinegar and honey as a cure-all:  use to

prevent apathy, obesity, hay fever, asthma, rashes, food

poisoning, heartburn, sore throat, bad eyesight, dandruff,

brittle nails and bad breath.


21.  When boiling eggs, add some vinegar to the water to prevent

white from leaking out of a cracked egg.


22.  When poaching eggs, add  a teaspoon of vinegar to the water

to prevent separation.


23.  Weight loss:  vinegar helps prevent fat from accumulating

in the body.


24.  Canned fish and shrimp:  to give it a freshly caught taste,

soak in a mixture of sherry and 2 tablespoons of vinegar.


25.  Add a spoonful of vinegar when cooking fruit to improve the

flavor.


26.  Soak fish in vinegar and water before cooking for a tender,

sweeter taste.


27.  Add vinegar to boiling ham to improve flavor and cut salty

taste.


28.  Improve the flavor of desserts by adding a touch of vinegar.


29.  Add vinegar to your deep fryer to eliminate a greasy taste.


30.  Add a tablespoon of vinegar to fruit gelatin to hold it

firm.


31.  Steep your favorite herb in vinegar until you have a

pleasing taste and aroma.


32.  Use vinegar instead of lemon on fried and broiled foods.


33.  To remove lime coating on your tea kettle;  add vinegar to

the water and let stand overnight.


34.  To make a good liniment:  beat 1 whole egg, add 1 cup

vinegar, and 1 cup turpentine.  Blend.


35.  Apply vinegar to chapped, cracked skin for quick healing.


36.  Vinegar promotes skin health:  rub on tired, sore or

swollen areas.


37.  Reduce mineral deposits in pipes, radiators, kettles and

tanks by adding vinegar into the system.


38.  Rub vinegar on the cut end of uncooked ham to prevent mold.


39.  Clean jars with vinegar and water to remove odor.


40.  Avoid cabbage odor by adding vinegar to the cooking water.


41.  Skunk odor:  remove from pets by rubbing fur with vinegar.


42.  Paint adheres better to galvanized metal that has been

wiped with vinegar.


43.  Pets' drinking water:  add vinegar to eliminate odor and

encourage shiny fur.


44.  For the fluffy meringue:  beat 3 egg whites with a teaspoon of

vinegar.


45.  Pie crust:  add 1 tablespoon vinegar to your pastry recipe

for an exceptional crust.


46.  Half a teaspoon per quart of patching plaster allows you

more time to work the plaster before it hardens.


47.  Prevent discoloration of peeled potatoes by adding a few

drops of vinegar to the water.  They will keep fresh for days in

the fridge.


48.  Poultry water:  add vinegar to increase egg production and

to produce tender meat.


49.  Preserve peppers:  put freshly picked peppers in a

sterilized jar and finish filling with boiling vinegar.


50.  Olives and pimentos will keep indefinitely if covered with

vinegar and refrigerated.


51.  Add 1 tsp. vinegar to the cooking water for fluffier rice.


52.  Add vinegar to laundry rinse water:  removes all soap and

prevents yellowing.


53.  After shampoo hair rinse:  

     1-ounce apple cider vinegar in 1 quart of distilled water.


54.  For a shiny crust on homemade bread and rolls:  just before

they have finished baking, take them out, brush crusts with

vinegar, return to oven to finish baking.


55.  Homemade sour cream:  blend together 1 cup cottage cheese,

1/4 cup skim milk and 1 tsp. vinegar.


56.  Boil vinegar and water in pots to remove stains.


57.  Remove berry stains from hands with vinegar.


58.  Prevent sugaring by mixing a drop of vinegar in the cake

icing.


59.  Cold vinegar relieves sunburn.


60.When boiling meat, add a spoonful of vinegar to the water to

make it more tender.


Bonus:


61.  Marinate tough meat in vinegar overnight to tenderize.


62.  A strength tonic:  combine raw eggs, vinegar, and black

pepper.  Blend well.


63.  Douche:  2 to 4 ounces of vinegar in 2 quarts of warm water.


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