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  Bicarbonate of soda or baking soda has many different uses in the household.   Although much more expensive products have been developed over the years to do the same jobs, baking soda can work for you just as well, if not better. Use it in the following ways: 1.  To make your baking powder, stir and sift together 2 parts of Cream of Tartar to 1 part baking soda and 1 part cornstarch. 2.  Be sure to keep an extra box of baking soda by your stove in case of grease or electrical fire.  Scatter the powder by the handful to safely put it out. 3.  Keep a container of baking soda in your garage as well as in your car to put out a fire.  It won't damage anything it touches. 4.  Baking soda will also put out fires in clothing, fuel, wood, upholstery and rugs. 5.  Clean vegetables and fruit with baking soda.  Sprinkle in water, soak, and rise the produce. 6.  Wash garbage cans with baking soda. 7.  Soak and wash diapers with baking soda. 8.  Oil and grease-stained clothing washes out bett