Wednesday, July 15
♥Fill blender part way with hot water; add a drop of detergent; cover and turn it on for a few seconds. Rinse and drain dry.
♥Loosen grime from can openers by bushing with and old toothbrush. To clean blades, run a paper towel through the cutting process.
♥Don't panic if you accidentally scorch the inside of your favorite saucepan. Just fill the pan halfway with water and add 1/4 cup baking soda. Boil awhile until the burned portions loosen and float to the top.
♥A jar lid of a couple of marbles in the bottom half of a double-boiler will rattle when the water gets low and warn you to add more before the pan scorches or burns.
♥To remove lime deposits from teakettles, fill with equal parts vinegar and water. Bring to a boil and allow to stand overnight.
♥Before washing fine china and crystal, place a towel in the bottom of the sink to act as a cushion.
♥To remove coffee or tea stains and cigarette burns from china rub with a damp cloth dipped in baking soda.
♥To quickly remove food that is stuck to a casserole dish, fill with boiling water and 2 tablespoons baking soda or salt.
♥When a drain is clogged with grease, pour a cup of baking soda and a cup of salt followed by a kettle of boiling water.