Here are uses for Salt-

1)Pick up a dropped egg. If an egg breaks on the kitchen floor, sprinkle salt on the mess and leave it there for 20 minutes. You'll be able to wipe it right up.

2)Soothe a bee sting. Wet the sting right away, then cover it with salt.

3)Eliminate a grease fire. Pour salt on top to smother it. (Never use water on a grease fire.)

4)Clean up oven spills. If food boils over onto the oven floor, sprinkle salt on top to stop smoke and odor from forming. When the oven is cool, it'll be easy to brush away the spot.

5)Set color. If a dye may run, soak the garment for an hour in 1/2 gallon of water to which you've added 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup salt. If rinse water shows color, repeat. This is good for a single-colored fabric or madras. If the item is multicolored, dry-clean it. (American-made fabrics are unlikely to run, but fabrics from abroad are sometimes risky.)

6)Kill poison ivy. Add three pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water. Spray it onto leaves and stems.

7)Make cream whip more easily and egg whites whip faster and higher. Add a pinch of salt.

8)Test for rotten eggs. Put an egg in a cup of water to which you've added two teaspoons of salt. A fresh egg will sink, but one that's iffy will float.

9)Clean the brown spots (from starch) off a nonstick soleplate (the bottom of your iron). Sprinkle salt on a sheet of waxed paper, slide the iron across it, then rub lightly with silver p0lish.

10)Repel fleas. Wash the doghouse with it.

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