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Daily Tips & Tricks
FOR an extra refreshing bath, try this. Turn freshly cut and used lemon rinds inside out and soak them for five minutes in the hot bath water.
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  • YOGURT - PREVENT curd-rice from turning sour during summer by adding fresh curd to the cooked rice along with salt. Cook the curd-rice in a pressure cooker for one whistle. Add seasoning. This curd-rice will not turn sour for two days even if kept without refrigeration.

  • BATH - FOR an extra refreshing bath, try this. Turn freshly cut and used lemon rinds inside out and soak them for five minutes in the hot bath water.

  • LAMP SHADES - CLEAN silk and chiffon table lamp shades by blowing hot air with a hair dryer on them and then shaking lightly.

  • CLEAN UTENSILS - OILY utensils will be sprinkling clean if you first clean them with a little curd to remove the greasy layer of oil, and then wash them with any ordinary washing powder. This way, there is no need to mix any detergent with the washing powder.

  • CLEAN KITCHEN - CLEAN your greasy kitchen platform by pouring 100 ml.  Kerosene on it and allowing it to remain for an hour. Wash with detergent powder and warm water. The grease will come off quite easily and the platform will be sparkling clean.

  • TERMITES - KEEP termites away from your cupboard by fitting a 40 or 60 watt bulb inside the damp cupboard and leaving it on through the night every day for 15 days.

  • COLLARS - SOILED shirt collars will be shining white, if you soak them in cold water for a while and apply sugar on the area before washing as usual.

  • CLEAN - YOUR toothbrush will be bacteria free, if you soak it in hot salt water once in a week.

  • JEANS - YOUR jeans will not fade if you wash them with half a bucket of water to which four tablespoons vinegar has been added.

  • MARK REMOVAL - REMOVE ball point pen marks from clothes instantly with nail polish remover.

  • COOKING - ADD a pinch of citric acid to the water in the pressure cooker before cooking. The cooker will not develop black marks.

  • COOKING - WHEN making chicken or vegetable Manchurian, add a little rice flour to the mixture before frying the balls with be crisper.

  • PETS - USE soda bicarb as a dry shampoo and deodorant for your pet dog in winter.

  • FOOD FRESHNESS - TO extend the freshness of bread, wash and dry a large potato and put it in the bottom of the bread bin.

  • FOOD - NEVER allow over-ripe fruit to remain in the same bowl as other items: It will help ripen the others too soon.

  • WASHING - WHEN you finish your washing up liquid, carefully remove the stopper and quarter-fill the plastic bottle with warm water. Put the stopper back on, shake briskly and you will have another week’s supply of washing up liquid.

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  1. thank you so much for giving all the tips here really great

    on Sep 21 2011 12:02AM Report Abuse SAIMA
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