Uses for Vinegar

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      1. Pinch-hit for lemon in a savory recipe. Use 1/2 teaspoon of vinegar in
      place of 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
      2. Remove coffee or tea stains from the bottom of a cup. Swish 2 tablespoons
      of vinegar around in the cup, then wash as usual.
      3. Treat oily hair. Vinegar is a good degreaser for oily hair because it
      helps adjust pH levels. Shampoo your hair as usual, rinse, then pour 1/4 cup
      it and rinse again.
      4. Wipe salt stains off boots. Dip a cloth or an old T-shirt into vinegar,
      then wipe away the white residue.
      5. Make wool sweaters fluffier. Drop in a couple of capfuls of vinegar
      during the rinse cycle for an extra-soft feel.
      6. Deodorize a garbage disposal. Make vinegar ice cubes and feed them down
      the disposal. After grinding, run cold water through the drain.
      7. Clean a teakettle or a coffeemaker. Boil a mixture of water and vinegar
      in a teakettle, then wipe away the grime. Fill the reservoir of a coffeemaker
      with a mixture of vinegar and water and run it through a brewing cycle.
      Follow this with several cycles of water to rinse thoroughly.
      8. Clean a dishwasher. Once a month, with the machine empty, run a cup of
      vinegar through an entire cycle to reduce soap buildup on the inner mechanisms
      and glassware.
      9. Remove stubborn price tags or stickers. Paint them with several coats of
      vinegar, let the liquid soak in for five minutes, then wipe away the residue.
      10. Kill weeds between cracks in paving stones and sidewalks. Fill a spray
      bottle with straight vinegar and spray multiple times. (Be careful not to get
      any on the surrounding grass, as it will kill that too.)

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