November 30, 2012

Useful and handy uses of Salt!!


  • If you drop a whole egg on the floor, pour salt all over the egg, let it sit for a while, then use dustpan, the egg will come right up, without all that mess.
  • Soak stained hankies in salt water before washing.
  • Sprinkle salt on your shelves to keep ants away.
  • Soak fish in salt water before descaling; the scales will come off easier.
  • Put a few grains of rice in your salt shaker for easier pouring.
  • Add salt to green salads to prevent wilting.
  • Test the freshness of eggs in a cup of salt water; fresh eggs sink; bad ones float.
  • Add a little salt to your boiling water when cooking eggs; a cracked egg will stay in its shell this way.
  • A tiny pinch of salt with egg whites makes them beat up fluffier.
  • Soak wrinkled apples in a mildly salted water solution to perk them up.
  • Rub salt on your pancake griddle and your flapjacks won't stick.
  • Soak toothbrushes in salt water before you first use them; they will last longer.
  • Use salt to clean your discolored coffee pot.
  • Mix salt with turpentine to whiten you bathtub and toilet bowl.

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