Baking Soda as Silver Polish To polish silver: Wash items, then place on aluminum foil in the bottom of a pot. Add a baking-soda solution (¼ cup soda, a few teaspoons salt, 1 quart boiling water) and cover for a few seconds.
baking soda, wet down couch and sprinkle baking soda all over the seat of the couch (using a wire strainer to give some uniform coverage). Vacuum w/brush attachment. Use if one of your children gets sick on the couch.