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1 Test the freshness of eggs in a cup of salt water; fresh eggs sink; old ones float 2 Add salt to boiling water when cooking eggs; a cracked egg will stay in its shell 3 Salty water boils faster when cooking eggs 4 Add salt to the water; your cut flowers will stand up longer 5 Clean your greens in salt water for easier removal of dirt It helps keep them from wilting 6 Fruits put in mildly salted water after peeling won't discolor 7 Salt and lemon juice removes mildew 8 A dash of salt enhances
the taste of coffee & taste of tea 9 Use equal parts salt and soda for brushing your teeth It cleans, polishes & helps remove bacteria without using mouthwash with alcohol 10 Mildly salted water makes an effective mouthwash Use it hot for a sore throat gargle 11 Fabric colors hold fast in asalty water wash
Repair walls - To fill nail holes, fix chips or other small dings in white sheet-rock or plaster walls, mix 2 tablespoons salt & 2 tablespoons cornstarch, then add enough water (about 5 teaspoons) to make a thick paste. Use the paste to fill the holes. Remove water rings- Gently rub a thin paste of salt & vegetable oil on the white marks caused by beverage glasses and hot dishes on wooden tables. Clean rust - Mix salt & cream of tartar with just enough water to make a paste. (con't) 432
Rub on rust, let dry, brush off & buff with a dry, soft cloth. You can also use the same method with a mix of salt & lemon. Clean refrigerators - A mix of salt & soda water can be used to wipe out and deodorize the inside of your refrigerator, a nice way to keep chemical-y cleaners away from food.
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