Vinegar is an amazing liquid. It can clear your drain and even unclog your showerhead and now it can even freshen up your yoga mat.
To keep your yoga mat from smelling like your stinky feet, you can spray it with a mixture of equal parts vinegar and water. Wipe off any residue with a towel and you are good to get your downward dog back on track.
Wash Fruit to Preserve It Longer
Whenever you bring home your groceries from the store, you can do this trick to help preserve your fruits and veggies for longer.
Just fill your sink with water and half a cup of vinegar and let your fresh produce sit as the vinegar clears off any unwanted substances. This will also keep your fruits and veggies fresher for longer and all you have to do once they're done is rinse it all and store as usual.
Clean Burnt Pots and Pans
Even the most seasoned and experienced culinarians burn their cooking pots and pans every once in a while, so why wouldn't we as amateur cooks also struggle with the same problem? Fortunately, there's an easy solution for us all.
Just add one cup of vinegar with one cup of hot water and two tablespoons of baking soda to the pan and let it sit for a few minutes. Once it's ready, you can clean the pan with a scouring sponge, and soon enough, your pan will be as it was before.
Make Your Pancakes Fluffier
You'll be amazed by how versatile vinegar is — we know we are! This time it's here to make your pancakes even better, not that we thought that was possible.
This tip is for all aspiring bakers out there who want to make their pancakes even fluffier. Simply add 4 teaspoons of white vinegar to your pancake batter. Vinegar is a leveling agent which is why it works to make your pancakes rise.
Would you believe us if we told you that vinegar can make your meat so tender that it will fall right off the bone? This cheap kitchen staple just needs to be added to your cooking liquids and will work just as well as any marinade.
You can also leave your meats to soak in a vinegar mixture for an hour or two before cooking. Just like that, you'll be cooking like a professional chef!