Tip Of The Day: Baking Soda

  • Clean combs and brushes in a soda solution.
  • Wash glasses or stainless steel coffee pots (but not aluminum) in 3 tbsp soda to 1 qt water
  • Sprinkle soda on grills, let soak, rinse off.
  • Sprinkle soda on a greasy garage floor.  Let stand, scrub, and rinse.
  • For a pan with a think layer of burned on food, pour a thick layer of soda in it, just moisten with water.  Let stand overnight.  Scrub it clean the next day.
  • Soak shower curtains in water and soda to clean them.
  • Sprinkle soda in tennis shoes, socks, boots, and slippers to eliminate odor.
  • Repel rain from your windshield by wiping it inside and out with a damp cloth cover in gobs of baking soda.
  • Soak dried beans in soda and water to make them more digestible.
  • Freshen carpet and upholstered furniture  by sprinkling with baking soda.  Allow it to sit undisturbed a half hour or so and vacuum.
  • Eliminate water rings on finished wood with a paste of baking soda and toothpaste applied with a soft cloth.
  • Get rid of ants by sprinkling an equal mixture of baking soda and salt where they are coming in.
  • Fill nail holes in a plastered wall with a paste of white toothpaste and baking soda.
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Zucchini Bread

 

Zucchini Bread
 
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Ingredients
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Mix all of the dry ingredients together. Then combine egg, oil, sugar, zucchini and vanilla and add the dry ingredients to this. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes. Yields 2 regular size loaves.

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Want to remove stuck on food on your pots?  Try simmering baking soda and water in the pot.  If you cooked something with eggs in there, use flour and milk but soak the pot first in cold water.

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