If you dropped an egg on the ground, then it can seem nearly impossible to clean it up. Not anymore! Just sprinkle a generous amount of salt on the mess, let it sit for 20 minutes, and then you should be able to sweep it right up!
Add a pinch of salt to your cream or egg whites to make them whip faster and better. Don’t add too much, or it will ruin the taste, but just a pinch can ease the whipping process.
Bee stings are the worst, and there seem to be a few ways to make them feel better. One is to get the sting site wet and then cover with salt. This should help dull the pain.
If you have eggs but aren’t sure if they’re still good, then try this. Add two teaspoons of salt to water and then put the egg in it. If it sinks, it’s fresh. If it floats, it’s probably bad.
Kill grass and weeds in between the cracks of your cement and steps by using salt. Just put salt on the spot and then cover it with hot water. Repeat until the grass or weed dies away.
Cleaning china can be pretty scary. If yours has some coffee or tea stains, then gently rub them with salt. This should help get rid of part of the stain.
Clean and sanitize your cutting board with half a lemon and some kosher salt. Put the salt on the board and then run it in with the lemon.
Clean your coffee pot with this idea. Add ¼ cup of table salt and a dozen ice cubes to the pot. Swish them around and let it sit for about half an hour. Then, fill it with cold water and rinse.
Artificial flowers are nice, but they sometimes get dirty and are hard to clean. Try freshening them up by putting them in a plastic bag with salt in it. Shake the bag and it should help clean the flowers.
Make a salt water mixture and rub it on your windows. This should help prevent them from freezing over during winter, which is just so helpful!
If you have a stinky garbage disposal, then here’s a great tip. Put ice, salt, and lemon rinds down the drain and run the disposal. This simultaneously cleans and deodorizes the drain.
Mix equal parts salt, flour, and vinegar together. Use this mixture to clean tarnish off from your copper pots. You can also use it to polish candlesticks.
Wicker furniture can quickly get sun worn and yellowed if not taken care of. Every now and then, make a bucket of warm salt water and use a stiff brush to scrub down your wicker furniture. Let it dry in the sun and it will help it stay new looking.
Make your straw broom last longer with some salt water. Simple soak the bristles in hot salty water for 20 minutes and then let it air dry.
If you spilled red wine, it can be a nightmare. Soak up as much of the excess as you can and then sprinkle salt over the mess. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then vacuum. It should have gotten rid of most or all of the stain.