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Vinegar

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Lately I've seen lots of snippets and clips extolling the virtues of vinegar.

I've poured vinegar and a few drops of dish soap into a small bowl and used that to catch and kill fruit flies, I pour vinegar into the "fabric softener" thing on the clothes washer and sometimes use it to clean the windows.

I've seen where mixing it with baking soda is supposed to clean drains, boiling it in a bowl will clean your microwave and using it to clean out your dishwasher is supposed to be the next best thing to sliced bread! (These last 3 I've never tried)

Lastly I LOVE using balsamic vinegar mixed with olive oil to sop up with fresh bread.

Anybody else have any bone fide uses for vinegar that really do DO the job?



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Its great for cleaning windows
Dont get your knickers in a knot. It solves nothing and just makes you walk funny

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Or on chips! (French fries to you LLL ;) ) :lol:
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Or used for pickling purposes! :lol:

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Re: Vinegar

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One of the uses was to unclog a drain. The instructions were to pour about half a cup of baking soda down the drain then pour vinegar in over top. Apparently the foaming action would unclog the drain - BUT - my thought on that one was: Wouldn't the foam take the course of least resistance and just push back UP?

Why would the foam foam DOWN to unclog anything?

I get that vinegar is an acid and so can eat away at stain and stuff but unclog a drain???

Same that apparently microwaving a bowl of vinegar is supposed to then let you simply wipe your microwave clean easily......(haven't tried this at all)

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I think the principle involved with all of those is that vinegar will cut through a grease layer.
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Re: Vinegar

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That is actually what I think too that as an acid it will cut through grease (and I think soap scum as well)

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