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Tips'n'Tricks 4 Bakind Soda

Discussion in 'Spotless Kitchen' started by tejudatla, Feb 2, 2007.

  1. tejudatla

    tejudatla Bronze IL'ite

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    <TABLE height=1 width=550 border=0><TD align=left width=325 height=1>[SIZE=+2]Baking Soda Tips[/SIZE]<TABLE height=1 cellSpacing=4 cellPadding=2 width=550 border=0><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>1. <SMALL> If sweet cream is just starting to sour,restore the sweetness with a pinch of baking soda.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>2. <SMALL> To keep icings moist and to prevent cracking, add a pinch of baking soda to the icing.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>3. <SMALL>Always add 1/2 cup soda to your washing machine load.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>4. <SMALL>Polish silverware with dry soda on a damp cloth. Rub, rinse and dry.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>5. <SMALL>Sprinkle soda on greasy garage floor. Let stand, scrub and rinse.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>6. <SMALL>Sprinkle soda on barbecue grills, let soak, then rinse off.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>7. <SMALL>Give baby bottles a good cleaning with soda and hot water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>8. <SMALL>Run you coffee maker through its cycle with a soda solution. Rinse.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>9. <SMALL>Wash glass or stainless steel coffee pots (but not aluminum) in a soda solution ( 3 tbsp. soda to 1 quart water).</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>10. <SMALL>To remove stubborn stains plastic surfaces, scour with a paste of soda and water.</SMALL>
    <TABLE height=1 cellSpacing=4 cellPadding=2 width=550 border=0><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>11. <SMALL>Wash out thermos bottles and cooling containers with soda and water to get rid of stale smells.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>12. <SMALL>Clean Formica counter tops with baking soda on a damp sponge.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>13. <SMALL>Wash marble-topped furniture with a solution of 3 tablespoons of soda in 1 quart of warm water. Let stand awhile, then rinse.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>14. <SMALL>Reduce odor build-up in your dishwasher by sprinkling some soda on the bottom. Run your dishwasher through its cycle with soda in it instead of soap to give it a good cleaning.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>15. <SMALL>Clean combs and brushes in a soda solution.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>16. <SMALL>Rub stainless steel and chrome with a moist cloth and dry baking soda to shine it up. Rinse and dry. On stainless steel,scrub in the direction of the grain.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>17. <SMALL>Flush 1 cup of baking soda down the toilet once a week to keep the septic tank clear.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>18. <SMALL>Deodorize your fridge and freezer by putting in an open container of baking soda to absorb odors. Stir and turn over the soda from time to time. Replace every 2 months.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>19. <SMALL>Clean your cutting boards, Inside of microwave, fridge and freezer with dry soda sprinkled on a damp cloth. rinse with clear water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>20. <SMALL>Oil and grease - stained clothing washes out better with soda added to the washing water.</SMALL><TABLE height=1 cellSpacing=4 cellPadding=2 width=550 border=0><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>21. <SMALL>Soak and wash diapers with baking soda.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>22. <SMALL>Wash garbage cans with baking soda.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>23. <SMALL>Clean vegetables and fruit with baking soda. Sprinkle in water, soak and rise the produce.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>24. <SMALL>Baking soda will also put out fires in clothing, fuel, wood, upholstery and rugs.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>25. <SMALL>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.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>26. <SMALL>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.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>27. <SMALL>Wash food and drink containers with soda and water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>28. <SMALL>Take 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda in 1/2 glass of water to relieve acid indigestion or heartburn.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>29. <SMALL>The children's pool can be cleaned and have mildew removed by washing with baking soda in warm water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>30. <SMALL>Lawn furniture can be easily cleaned with a rinse of 1 / 4 cup baking soda in 1 quart warm water.</SMALL>
     
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  2. tejudatla

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    More Tips'n'Tricks 4 Bakind Soda

    <TABLE height=1 width=550 border=0><TD align=left width=325 height=1>[SIZE=+2]Baking Soda Tips[/SIZE]<TABLE height=1 cellSpacing=4 cellPadding=2 width=550 border=0><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>31. <SMALL>Children's toys can be cleaned using 1 / 4 cup baking soda in 1 quart warm water. Submerge in this mixture (or wipe with a cloth dampened in it), then rinse with clear water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>32. <SMALL>To remove scents from a carpet, sprinkle with baking soda. Let stand for at least fifteen minutes, then vacuum. Repeat as needed.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>33. <SMALL>Use dry with a small brush to rub canvas handbags clean.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>34. <SMALL>Use to sweeten sour dishcloths.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>35. <SMALL>When scalding a chicken, add 1 tsp. of soda to the boiling water. The feathers will come off easier and flesh will be clean and white.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>36. <SMALL>If your baby spits up on his shirt after feeding, moisten a cloth, dip it in baking soda and dab at the dribbled shirt. The odor will go away.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>37. <SMALL>Use soda as an underarm deodorant.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>38. <SMALL>Bug bites OR Bee sting: use a poultice of baking soda and vinegar.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>39. <SMALL>To remove burned-on food from a pan: let the pan soak in soda and water for 10 minutes before washing. Or scrub the pot with dry soda and a moist scouring pad.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>40. <SMALL>Gargle with 1/2 tsp. baking soda in 1/2 glass of water. Freshens and cleans your mouth.</SMALL>
    <TABLE height=1 cellSpacing=4 cellPadding=2 width=550 border=0><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>41. <SMALL>Add 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda to high-fat gravy for better consistency.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>42. <SMALL>Take a soda bath to relieve general skin irritations such as measles and chicken pox.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>43. <SMALL>Apply soda directly to insect bites, rashes and poison ivy to relieve discomfort. Make a paste with water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>44. <SMALL>Add 1/2 cups or more of baking soda to your bath water to soften your skin.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>45. <SMALL>Sprinkle soda in tennis shoes, socks, boots and slippers to eliminate odor.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>46. <SMALL>Sprinkle baking soda on your wet toothbrush and brush your teeth with it.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>47. <SMALL>To remove strong odors from your hands, wet your hands and rub them hard with soda, then rinse.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>48. <SMALL>Soak your shower curtains in water and soda to clean them.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>49. <SMALL>Keep your drains clean and free-flowing by putting 4 tablespoons of soda in them each week. Flush the soda down with hot water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>50. <SMALL>Clean your bathroom with dry soda on a moist sponge - sink, tub, tiles, shower stall, etc.</SMALL><TABLE height=1 cellSpacing=4 cellPadding=2 width=550 border=0><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>51. <SMALL>Remove that bad smell from ashtrays with soda and water.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>52. <SMALL>For a badly-burned pan with a thick layer of burned-on food: pour a thick layer of soda directly onto the bottom of the pan, then sprinkle on just enough water so as to moisten the soda. Leave the pot overnight, then scrub it clean next day.</SMALL><TD width=800 bgColor=#f7f7f7 height=1>53. <SMALL>To relieve sunburn: use a paste of baking soda and water.</SMALL>
     
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    very useful tips .

    thank you.
     
  4. gypsy2

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    wooow, so many uses all r easy n practical,thanks for sharing
     
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    I did not know baking soda had so mannnnnnnnnnnny uses. Thank you for the tips
     
  6. lathakishore

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    Thanks a lootttt....i want to by huge amt of baking soda from costco.but you are telling for intake also...so can u tell me prefered brand for cleanimg and intake ( using in food,drinking etc) thanks in advance.
     
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    wow great.. it was so helpful.. thanks alot for sharing ..
     

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