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Simplify the Season: Clean Your Oven

½ cup water enough baking soda to make a paste – about 1/4 to ½ cup 1 tablespoon castile soap or whatever dish soap you have on hand. Dip Sponge in the Paste and Spread All Over the Oven sit 15-30 min. wipe w/clean sponge rinse w/warm water. repeat til oven is completely clean via Clean Mama

How to clean a very dirty dutch oven: 1/2 - 1 inch of hydrogen peroxide + 1-3 tsp of baking soda, covered. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10-20 minutes. Scrub clean.

from Real Simple

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

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. The result? A chemical reaction that gets the black off the gravy boat.

This is the magic recipe the ladies from the Garden Club gave me. If you run into some antique linens and want to make them look like new, here's your recipe.

De-tarnish ALL your silver ALL at once... line your sink with aluminum foil, add 1/2 c table salt, 1/2 c. baking soda, fill with hot water, then dump in all your silver! Let sit for about 30 min. The tarnish all transfers to the foil! Thanks, Susan Branch!

from The Budget Diet

Easy At Home Teeth Whitening for Any Budget

Put a tiny bit of toothpaste into a small cup, mix in one teaspoon baking soda and half a teaspoon water. Thoroughly mix then brush your teeth for two minutes. Remember to do it once a week until you have reached the results you want. Once your teeth are good and white, limit yourself to using the whitening treatment once every month or two. Soo going to try this! Waayy cheaper than whitening strips

to get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Put a pot of water to boil. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. Baking soda has the ability to neutralize fatty acids so it will work and eating away the grime while you are waiting for the water to boil. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil remove it from the stove and pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes has expired…