Years ago, marketing executives in charge of selling boxes of baking soda decreed that it was not only a great way to make your cakes rise and cookies spread, but an effective refrigerator and freezer deodorizer as well. It turns out it isn’t the most effective at removing odors from your fridge, but there are dozens of uses that make it an inexpensive household tool that comes in handy for everything from brushing your teeth to scrubbing pots and putting out fires. Baking soda isn’t just for cookies anymore – here are ten great ways to put that little orange box to good use.
Some ideas adapted from Salt, Lemons, Vinegar and Baking Soda, by Shea Zukowski – a great resource for earth-friendly household products and cleaning solutions!
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