Tricks in the Kitchen

Baking soda is an ideal solution against unpleasant smells at home. It also removes residues, sludge

and even pastel drawings.

Cleaning cutlery with some dried food, soak a brush in baking soda and scrub the dirty surfaces.

Dirty and tanned vessels dip in to a mixture made of 1/3 baking soda and 2/3 of water. Leave for a few hours, scrub with a brush and rinse with water. The same may be applied for oven burners.

White bread removes dust from oil paintings. Gently rub a slice of bread on the surface of the canvas. It will remove the dust and dirt.

Ketchup removes dirt from copper and brass appliances. Squeeze some ketchup on a wet towel and clean the appliances. In minutes they will turn its natural / fabric colour.

Rise is very effective for cleaning deep vases and bottles with thin neck. Fill 3/4 of the court with warm water and add a tablespoon of raw rice. Plug the top with a hand and shake strongly, empty and rinse.

Sparkling water will make the coating of the stainless sink shiny again. Wash with a towel soaked in fizzy water and repeat worth a dry towel.

Baby cosmetic oil polish chrome surfaces. Only one drop on a clean cloth will make all taps and handles shiny.

Toothpaste will remove scratches form the CD surfaces. Squeeze a very small drop on a cotton swab and start cleaning the CD in a straight line from the centre to the periphery and the scratches. Rinse with water.