According to researchers, vinegar is used, not only for food but for many other uses as well, such as:
- To avoid much absorption of oil, put a teaspoon of vinegar in oil when frying.
- So as to keep potatoes from blackening before boiling, put some drops of vinegar in the boiling water.
- When cooking eggs out of its shell, put a teaspoon of vinegar in the water so that the egg white will not scatter.
- To keep the grains of rice whole (and not splitting), put a teaspoon of vinegar in the water when cooking.
- A teaspoon of vinegar hastens the tenderizing of meat during cooking.
- To remove odor from bottles or jars, rinse them with water containing a small amount vinegar.
- When dirty clothes are soaked in warm vinegar, perspiration stains will disappear.
- Stains of scorching from ironing can be removed if the garment will be washed with vinegar water.
- A teaspoon of vinegar added to rinsing water for nylon stockings will retain its elasticity.
- A teaspoon of vinegar in a pint of varnish gives gloss to the varnish.
- The smell of paint in a room can be removed by putting a small saucer of vinegar in the room.