Using Vinegar for Things Other than Cooking. So many uses for vinegar have been lost to history but thankfully, there is still some information out there about the ways people of the past were using vinegar for things other than cooking.
Vinegar is one of those useful things that is found in just about every household’s cupboard across the country: at least in some form. Though it’s now used primarily for cooking, your simple white vinegar has far, far more uses around the house than you can imagine!
We all know it can help preserve food (pickling), and adds that particular “zing and tang” to food, and the older generation knows you can use it to get some streak free and very clean windows but what about the rest? So many uses for vinegar have been lost to history but thankfully, there is still some information out there about the ways people were using vinegar for things other than cooking. Homestead Dreamer brings us a well-rounded list of the ways they learned to use vinegar and shares it with all who want to learn, too!
For example, did you know that vinegar can be used to soften your clothes in the wash? Not only that, it will get rid of that musty smell that clothes can sometimes take on when using an older washer. This is just one of the numerous ways vinegar can help you around the house without all those nasty chemicals!