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Too many plastic containers

When you have too many plastic containers that all look the similar (like I do), I get a permanent marker and put either… Read on

Cooking something that can cause odours in the kitchen

When cooking something that can cause odours in the kitchen, for example, oven baked fish or a lamb shoulder, place a pierced… Read on

When a recipe calls for buttermilk

When a recipe calls for buttermilk use the same amount of milk but add a teaspoon of lemon juice (bottled will do) or vinegar,… Read on

Silicon mold

If trying to get something unsuccessfully out of an intricately shaped silicon mold, e.g. cake, let cool and put in fridge… Read on

Shinier hair

To have shinier hair: a drop of vinegar or lemon juice in the rinsing water. Read on

Keep ginger in the freezer

Keep ginger in the freezer and grate from frozen, it lasts for ages Read on

Olive oil and lemon juice - furniture polish

Olive oil and lemon juice - furniture polish Read on

Juice lemons

Juice lemons/limes/oranges etc in ice cube trays Read on

Remove stains from your kettle

Boil half a lemon in your kettle to remove stains from the water Read on

When potatoes are stored at too cold

When potatoes are stored at too cold of a temperature they can turn black or grey when cooked. To keep this from happening,… Read on

Sea salt seems to be less salty

Because of its volume, sea salt seems to be less salty than table salt when used in cooking. If replacing sea salt with… Read on

Lemon juice: Surface cleaner

Lemon juice: Surface cleaner, stain remover, deodorizer. Cut in half and leave in fridge to absorb smells. Mix with salt… Read on

Unable to use leaf gelatine

For those including myself who are unable to use leaf gelatine, one sheet of gelatin is equal to about 1/2 teaspoon of gelatin… Read on

Take the 'green' tinge out of highlighted blonde hair afer swimming

Tomato ketchup is good for taking the 'green' tinge out of highlighted blonde hair afer swimming in chlorinated water. I… Read on

Stagnant carpet smells

To get rid of stagnant carpet smells a solution of bocarbonate of soda and water dabbed onto the affectd area and then blown… Read on