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Baking Soda - very versatile

Post by godfather » 19 Jun 2017, 22:14

Didn't know how versatile this stuff was until I came across this link:

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/51-fan ... -soda.html

You'll need to read it yourself to realise that it should be a staple household item!

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Post by Dreamweaver » 19 Jun 2017, 23:03

Yep. My parents swore by it. Particularly necessary in washing the milk/cream separator, as we sold cream to the butter factory, which must not be tainted with soap. (Tainted cream, not butter factory! :lol: )

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Post by Tedwalker » 21 Jun 2017, 08:30

Good one GF, but can it be used for cleaning other brands of baking soda?

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Post by lynny » 21 Jun 2017, 11:27

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We were taught about the uses of baking soda in domestic science at school. I've used it to clean my fridge ever since.

Also taught us not to put it in the water when cooking vegetables which my mom always did. Anyone know why she did that?

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Post by Perrorist » 21 Jun 2017, 11:28

Used it yesterday to descale the kettle.

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Post by Buck_naked » 21 Jun 2017, 14:11

lynny wrote:
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We were taught about the uses of baking soda in domestic science at school. I've used it to clean my fridge ever since.

Also taught us not to put it in the water when cooking vegetables which my mom always did. Anyone know why she did that?
A 'small' pinch could help preserve the colour of certain veggies and correct the water ph if too acid.
But baking soda destroys nutrients-certain vitamins. hence the emphasis on 'small pinch'.
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Post by grandduke » 21 Jun 2017, 17:23

Will it have any effect on the bacteria in my waste treatment
plant.?? Buck wiki any advice old chap. :icon-mrgreen: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Perrorist » 21 Jun 2017, 17:36

We keep an open box in the fridge to absorb smells.

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Post by Buck_naked » 21 Jun 2017, 18:38

grandduke wrote:
21 Jun 2017, 17:23
Will it have any effect on the bacteria in my waste treatment
plant.?? Buck wiki any advice old chap. :icon-mrgreen: :lol: :lol:
it's ok for treatment plants:
https://www.wrenvironmental.com/2016/05 ... ergencies/

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Post by lynny » 21 Jun 2017, 19:47

Buck_naked wrote:
21 Jun 2017, 14:11

A 'small' pinch could help preserve the colour of certain veggies
That was it Buck! Keep the cabbage green. A necessity for all post war British mothers. :icon_biggrin:

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Post by Perrorist » 21 Jun 2017, 20:49

I have a feeling my mother used to add some to cakes she baked.

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Post by grandduke » 21 Jun 2017, 20:54

Thank you your Buckship. :bear_hug :heeheehee :heeheehee
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