Category: Tips

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Fluffy Puris

For fluffy puris – While kneading the dough adjust the amount of water with 2 tablespoon of milk. For example – if the dough requires 1 cup of water adjust it – minus 2 tablespoon of water from 1 cup and add 2 tablespoon of milk.  

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Paintbrush magic

A dry paintbrush or a make up brush on hand can be very helpful. Use it to dust cook-top and burners, dust frames, blinds and small areas and grooves where dust gets trapped.

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Kitchen sponge

Overnight soaking in liquid household bleach will rid a kitchen sponge of odors and remove any food stains at the same time.

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Soothe a bee or jellyfish sting

Stung by a wasp or bee – dot the irritation with vinegar and relieve itching. Acidic nature of vinegar will help neutralize the toxins of the sting and soothe you.

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Freshen up the washing machine

Periodically, pour a cup of vinegar in the machine and let it run through a regular cycle (no clothes added). Will dissolve soap residue and keep your washer clean.

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Pool

Remove mildew and odor from kiddie/children’s pool  by washing it with baking soda and warm water.

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Magic cleaner

Clean your cutting boards, inside of microwave, fridge and freezer with dry soda sprinkled on a damp cloth. Wipe/ rinse with clear water.

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Furniture

Wash marble-topped furniture with a solution of 3 tablespoons of soda in 1 quart of warm water. Let it stand awhile, then rinse.

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Baby Bottles

Sterilize baby bottles with soda and hot water. When cleaning baby bottles fill with warm water and 1 teaspoon of baking soda, brush them and rinse.

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Get organised

Forgot your appointment or a dear friend’s birthday. Next time have a  calendar in your kitchen or study area to write all important dates, appointments, meetings & special Occasions.

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Fridge odor

Bad smells in your fridge. Keep the refrigerator free of odors by placing baking soda in a corner of the fridge.

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Clogged drain

 A  clogged drain – Mix equal parts of vinegar, salt, and baking soda, pour it in the drain. Let it stand for 15 minutes, then run hot water down the drain.

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Wax paper

Have leftover burgers, rotis or kebabs – place wax paper in between each burger/patties/rotis for easy storage.This way they will not stick to each other and can be easily removed later . Roll kebabs in wax paper and store them in a plastic bag/container.

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Boiled Eggs

Hard Boiled eggs will peel easily when cracked and placed in cold water immediately after taking out of the hot water.