Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda will remove newspaper print stains on kitchen counters.
Use one cup of baking soda and a cup of water in your blender, run, then rinse with hot water to remove stains and food.
Use a little baking soda sprinkled on a wet cloth to remove stains from pots and pans– except non-stick pans.
If you have a fire on the stove, sprinkle baking soda on the fire to extinguish it.
Clean your gas burners by boiling water, (turn off fire) add a cup of baking soda, drop the clogged burner into this mixture and let soak for about an hour. No more clogged burners.
Get rust stains out of cast iron pans with a thick paste of baking soda and vinegar, rub with your dish cloth, rinse with hot water.
Remove smells from your cutting board by using a thick past of baking soda and water to scrub
Remove black scuff marks from tile floor by using a thin paste of baking soda and water with a soft cloth. If your floors are easily scratched, scrub gently
You can loosen any hairs or feathers from poultry by rubbing it with baking soda, which also helps tenderize the meat.
When canning wild game, add a pinch of baking soda to each jar before sealing to get rid of the wild taste.
If you are baking and need baking powder, but only have baking soda, you can make your own by using 1 tsp each of cream of tarter, baking soda, and cornstarch
Sprinkle a little baking soda on crayon marks on car seats, rub with damp cloth to remove
Soften hardened paint brushes with a qt of hot water, ¼ cup of vinegar and a cup of baking soda. Let sit overnight then rinse well
Loosen tape residue from windows with a thin paste of baking soda.
Sprinkle a little baking soda around cupboards and other areas where you see ants to discourage
If ants like your child’s sandbox, mix a box of baking soda in the sand, use 1 box for every 50 lbs of sand
If your lawn is infected with fleas sprinkle baking soda around your yard. Sprinkle your pets with baking soda once a week to keep fleas away.
To keep roaches out sprinkle baking soda around baseboards, water pipes and around any source of water in your basement.
Keep a large box of baking soda in your workshop to smother fires before losing everything.
When harvesting onions and radishes sprinkle a little baking soda on them to keep the smell from invading your home
Clean your wood deck by sprinkling baking soda and scrub with a wet broom
When you bring home the fishing equipment sprinkle baking soda in your bag, in your net and on your hands to get rid of the fish smell
Washing your greenhouse walls with baking soda and water will keep molds and fungus from growing
If you have an oil spill, sprinkle with baking soda and salt, then sweep
You can sprinkle baking soda around your garden to keep rabbits from eating your lettuce and cabbage without harm to the animals
Sprinkle baking soda on cabbage to keep the slugs and snails away
Keep a box of baking soda in your gun cabinet to keep moisture out of your guns
A great way to get rid of spiders, ants, earwigs, one tbsp of baking soda and one tbsp of icing sugar in a bowl that they can get into. They will eat the sugar mixed with the baking soda, bloat up and not be able to get out of the bowl.