Sixty Uses Of Vinegar

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Sixty Uses Of Vinegar


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 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

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

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 bread box 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

18. Make your catsup and other condiments last long by adding vinegar.

19. To clear up respiratory congestion, inhale a vapour 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

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

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

27. Add vinegar to boiling ham to improve flavour and cut salty taste.

28. Improve the flavour 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 favourite 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 galvanised metal that has been wiped with

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

44. For 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 water. They will keep fresh for days in fridge.

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

49. Preserve peppers: put freshly picked peppers in a sterilised 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 cooking water for fluffier rice.

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

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.


61. Marinate tough meat in vinegar overnight to tenderise.

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

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

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