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Uses and benefits of Salt....Smart Kitchen Tips

Written By Kottayam Kitchen on Monday, August 12, 2013 | August 12, 2013

1. If you drop a whole egg on the floor, pour salt all over the egg, let it sit for awhile, then use dustpan, the egg will come right up, without all that mess.

2. Soak stained hankies in salt water before washing.

3. Sprinkle salt on your shelves to keep ants away.

4. Soak fish in salt water before descaling; the scales will come off easier and clean fish with salt water in order to remove smell.

5. Put a few grains of rice in your saltshaker for easier pouring.

6. Add salt to green salads to prevent wilting.

7. Test the freshness of eggs in a cup of salt water; fresh eggs sink;bad ones float.

8. Add a little salt to your boiling water when cooking eggs; a cracked egg will stay in its shell this way.

9. A tiny pinch of salt with egg whites makes them beat up fluffier.

10. Soak wrinkled apples in a mildly salted water solution to perk them up.

11. Rub salt on your pancake griddle and your flapjacks won't stick.

12. Soak toothbrushes in salt water before you first use them; they will last longer.

13. Use salt to clean your discolored coffee pot.

14. Mix salt with turpentine to whiten you bathtub and toilet bowl..

15.Immerse vegetables in salt water for 10- 15 minutes,wash it before use.Salt will reduce impurities.

16.Use salt and some curd as a natural scrubber.  Apply on your face and nose softly  for black heads removal.Don't apply more than 10 minutes,it will hurt your skin..

17.For reducing throat pain or tonsillitis, Gargle with  warm salt water.

18.Take 1 glass of lemon juice with salt instead of sugar daily,it reduces leg pains.

These are the common uses of salt in kitchen....

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