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my mom does this-Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding. I do this with strawberries and they last for weeks!

Who knew - add 1/2 tsp baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off when you peel. This site has instructions for the perfect boiled egg.

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27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible

27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible I'm in love with this list!

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Drink This Daily and Watch the Pounds Come Off

After baby! drink this daily and watch the pounds come off without fuss. The recipe is two handfuls of baby spinach, 1 apple, 1 banana, 1 cup of yogurt, 5 strawberries, 1/2 orange. Blend well and enjoy! I love green smoothies!!! This will give you tons of energy!

How to get rid of dry feet How to get rid of dry feet Mix 1/4 c Listerine (any kind ), 1/4 c vinegar and 1/2 c of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off.

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Fruits and Vegetables - When are They In Season? A Handy Guide

.~Unsure what fruits and vegetables are coming in and out of season? Never wonder again thanks to this handy guide~.

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36 of the BEST kitchen tips and tricks! (with pictures)

Use a cupcake tin to make fruit-filled ice cubes, then add them to pitchers of water or sangria at your spring and summer parties.

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How to Make Dried Fruit (Using Your Oven)

How to Make Dried Fruit and


Make Your Own Mixes

Recipes for almost every sauce, dip, & mix. Don't buy it when you can make it. (Plus, you don't have to add all the chemical junk that the commercial processors do.)

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How To Keep Strawberries Fresh

How To Keep Strawberries Fresh First, fill up the sink with just enough cold water to cover the fruit and add half a cup of white vinegar. Put the fruit in a colander so it's easy to get every thing out all at once. Soak the fruit for five minutes and then remove. You don't taste the vinegar, but after you do this, the fruit is clean and safe to eat and will stay fresh!

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Preventing Mold On Fresh Berries

I've tried this and it actually works! When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part white or apple cider vinegar and 10 parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around.

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How To Clean a Washing Machine Naturally

fill with hot water; add 4 cups white vinegar - then add 1 cup baking soda - let sit for 1 - 2 hours - sponge where needed

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Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables — Tip Roundup

A Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables

All Natural Oven Drip Pan Cleaner - 3 cups of Vinegar, 1/4 cup of Dish Soap, 2 cups of Baking Soda, Hot Sink of Water. Fill up your sink about halfway with HOT water. Add your vinegar and soap to the mix. Take your drip pans and throw them in the water. Let them soak for about 10 minutes. Add your baking soda to the water. Let the vinegar and baking soda get to work! Once the water has cooled enough, use a scrubber and sponge and give the drip pans a quick wash down

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How To Keep Strawberries Fresh

How To Keep #Strawberries #Fresh. Fill up the sink with enough water to just cover the #fruit and add in a cup of white #vinegar. Put the fruit in a colander for easy removal and soak the fruit for five minutes. You don't taste the vinegar, the fruit is cleaned, and you add shelf life to your strawberries! #goodtoknow


7 Things You Never Knew Lemons Could Do

Put this zesty citrus fruit to good use with these unexpected tricks that take some of the hassle out of your cooking session.

I just tried this - I will NEVER buy Comet, Soft Scrub, etc again. Used in the tub - sprayed on, left for about 1/2 hr - wiped down like nothing there. it is sparkling!

Pineapple Chicken Bites Ingredients: 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Pineapple Juice 3oz Boneless Chicken 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil Cut chicken into dices. In a small mixing bowl mix together pineapple juice, chicken, garlic powder and brown sugar. Turn a skillet to medium high and add olive oil to the pan Cook chicken for about 10 minutes stirring frequently