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  1. Pressure cooker
    I'm a canning newbie and just made my first batch of salsa. Was excited to hear it seal, but disappointed in the overwhelming vinegar taste. It I pressure can the salsa can I eliminate or reduce the vinegar? And will it make the salsa mushier? Thanks for the advice!
  2. General Chat
    I want to use vinegar for cleaning and other household uses. But they don't sell "white household vinegar" here. The kinds of vinegar that they sell here are: - red wine vinegar (this is by far the cheapest and I have a ton of it) - white wine vinegar - apple vinegar - apple cider vinegar...
  3. Just Tips
    Used that combo this morning to clear my bathroom sink of whatever was clogging it and it was REALLY clogged. I already had the stuff on hand and it sure beats 6-10 bux for a bottle of drano!
  4. Frugal Living
    okay just read the post about using what we have and i want to try the vinegar and water for a cleaner....instead of having to buy cleaners i can use what i already have....so how many parts vinegar to how many parts water is my question... thanks... Also how do you use baking soda for cleaning....
  5. Stockpiling
    Can vinegar go bad? Is there anything I shouldn't mix with vinegar? I know to use it with baking soda to clean the drain.
  6. Stockpiling
    I use it for cleaning and I put some in every load of laundry..I'm wondering how much everyone else has stored. Also, where's a cheaper place to get stuff like vinegar, baking soda, washing.g soda, borax, etc.
  7. Question and Answer
    Can I add dried rosemary to vinegar to make an air freshener and a cleaner? I don't have essental oils but do have dried herbs.
  8. Just Tips
    At the request of momto2boys2005 :), here's my easy instructions for making red wine vinegar at home: Take apple cider vinegar Add red wine, my personal ratios are 1 to 1, your choice. VoilĂ  It doesn't have to sit, ferment or anything like that, I use it immediately. I put some in a separate...
  9. Just Tips
    When cooking any kind of beef, in crock pot or oven, pierce with a fork, add 3 or 4 drops of vinegar to the meat, it will be so tender it falls apart!
  10. Stockpiling
    I try to buy items when they are on sale, but I had to get white vinegar at full price today. It was $2.79 for 1 gallon! I know many of you use a lot of vinegar; do stores put it on sale occasionally? All I could find looking at my old price records, was sales in July (canning season?)....
  11. Home Environment
    :D Seriously! I just spent the last hour cleaning the bathroom. I used half hot water, half white vinegar on my shower walls. Oh my God! Not only did it get rid of all the hard water stains, but it made my shower so sparkling clean! I wiped the walls down with my ShamWow and proceeded to clean...
  12. General Chat
    now i know what you are thinking..."geez...that girl needs to get out more often.." which by the way..IS true.... however.... ever since i have been reading about the 'virtues' of vinegar i finally went out and bought a bottle and added to my laundry...amazing....the whites are whiter..(i...
  13. Health and beauty
    For those of you who use it for whatever reason, here's a recipe that you might try. I haven't tried it yet. If you do, let me know how it tastes. http://www.recipezaar.com/Ginger-Water-34319 Ginger Water Ingredients * 3/4 cup brown sugar * 1 teaspoon ginger (powdered) * 1/2...
  14. Laundry
    Oops! :lol: I have been using bleach and vinegar on the whites due to ODS' bedwetting problems at least for the last month or so. I hate bleach but it does good at killing germs and making my whites all nice and clean! DH and I were sitting here one night, talking about peroxide and bleach...
  15. Healthy Cooking
    Cucumber Salad with Rice Vinegar Dressing 3 cups thinly sliced seeded peeled cucumber (about 2 medium) 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chopped green onions 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts...
  16. Question and Answer
    I see this over and over that people use vinegar and baking soda to clean. Do you combine the two and use it like that for cleaning sinks, toilets, etc? How exactly do you make and then use homemade cleaning agents?
  17. Question and Answer
    I've been using vinegar as a leave on shower cleaner and the smell about knocks us out :) What can I do to it to make the smell not so strong? Thanks ahead of time :) Andrea
  18. Freebies
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  19. Home Environment
    Murphy's Oil Coupons I'm sick of using 2 different things to clean my floors with. I use vinegar on the bathrooms and kitchen, which is linoleum and ceramic tile, but Murphy's Oil Soap on my living room and hallway, which is bamboo. Can you use the vinegar on the bamboo also? I am also wanting...
  20. General Chat
    Ok I think I have a ghost in my house. He/She is hiding in the laundry room! I just went to go grab my towels to hang them on the clothes line out back and came back down to the basement. Im sitting here, surfing the village and I hear a 'tock....TOCK!' noise. So I go check the laundry room...
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