Prehistoric people got all the salt that they had from the meat which made up a sizable part of their diet. When people started turning to agriculture as a reliable food supply, they found that salt-most probably from the sea-gave veggies that salty flavor they craved. As the millennia passed, salt slowly made life more comfortable and certain as people learned to use it in order to preserve food, heal hides and heal wounds. Salt is an indispensable ingredient when you’re cooking. But salt has many more functions. You’ll be surprised by these tips using salt.
It’s possible to run out of elbow grease trying to wash burnt-on stains off enamel pans. The stains should lift off.
Make short work of this cleanup after you have rolled out dough or kneaded breads. You can now neatly wipe everything away with a sponge. No longer sticky lumps.
Tea and coffee leave spots on cups and in pots. You may easily scrub these unsightly rings by sprinkling salt unto a sponge and rubbing little circles throughout the ring. If the stain persists, combine white vinegar with salt in equal proportions and then rub with a sponge.
Water marks on tables will evaporate by mixing 1 teaspoon of salt with a few drops of water to form a paste. Gently rub the glue unto the ring using a soft cloth or sponge and operate it over the place till it’s gone.
If ants are bearing a route to your house, intercept them by sprinkling salt throughout the door frame or directly on their paths.
Keep fleas from infesting your pet’s house by washing down the inside walls and floor every couple of weeks with a solution of salt water.
Do you will need to prepare leafy salad in advance of a dinner party? Lightly salt the salad immediately after you prepare it and it’ll stay crisp for many hours. For fruit salad you will want to be certain that your freshly cut fruit looks appetising when you serve the dish. To make certain that cut pears and apples retain their color, soak them in a bowl of lightly salted water.
Apples need a facelift? Soak them in mildly salted water to make the skin smooth .
Cheese is far to expensive to throw away as it’s become mouldy. Avoid the mold by wrapping the cheese at a serviette soaked in salt water before storing it in the fridge.
Not only are you able to test eggs for freshness with the addition of salt in a cup of water and lightly placing the egg in the cup (fresh egg will sink) but in the event you ever dropped an uncooked egg, then you know what a mess it would be to wash up. Cover the spill with salt. It will draw the egg together and it is easy to wipe it up with a sponge or paper towel.
Life made easier with a little salt… do not you agree?