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Got salt? part four

Part four in Tightwad’s oh-so-handy household uses for salt series.

1. Add raw potatoes to stews and soups that are too salty.
2. Clean your greens in salt water to easily remove dirt.
3. Did you know that salt improves the taste of cooking apples?
4. Fabric colors hold fast in salty water wash.
5. Freshen sponges by soaking them in salt water.
6. Fruit put in mildly salted water after peeling will not discolour.
7. Gelatin sets more quickly when a dash of salt is added.
8. Soak enamel pans in salt water overnight and boil salt water in them next day to remove burned-on stains.
9. Use equal parts of salt and baking soda for brushing your teeth.
10. Use salt in your final rinse to prevent clothes from freezing on the clothesline.


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