Salt - Few Interesting Tips for Use
Salt is known to us for being a white crystalline substance, which gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food. But there are also few other little known ways for using salt
Several grains of salt, added to the coffee before cooking, enhances its flavor.
Glass jars and bottles become transparent and shine like crystal, if they are washed in salt and cold water.
You can clean the bottom of a heavily burned pot or frying pan if you pour a thick layer of salt on the bottom and leave to stand for several hours.
Clothing made of dark silk and satin lasts longer, if after usual washing, you wash it in cold water with salt (for 5 liters of water, 125 grams of salt). Dresses, skirts and blouses of printed silk also retain fresh color if they are rinsed in salted water.
When dry firewood catches fire too quick, do not try to put it out with water - just sprinkle some salt instead to tame it down.
If the clothing gets oil stain, and you don’t have stain removing solution at hand, you can sprinkle some salt on the stain and gently rub the area. Change the salt several times until the stain disappears.
Oil stains and marks on the cooker can be cleaned up by sprinkling some salt on a hot plate and wiping it with a newspaper.
Have we missed any great uses for salt? Let us know!