Boil water first before freezing.
Add one teaspoon of vinegar to hair, then wash hair.
To avoid smell of cabbage while cooking:
To rid the smell of fish from your hands:
Wash your hands with a little apple vinegar.
To avoid tears while cutting onions:
To boil potatoes quickly:
Skin one potato from one side only before boiling.
To boil eggs quickly:
Add salt to the water and boil.
To check freshness of fish:
Put it in a bowl of cold water. If the fish floats, it's fresh.
To check freshness of eggs:
Put the egg in water. If it becomes horizontal, it's fresh. If it becomes slanting, its 3-4 days old. If it becomes vertical, its 10 days old. If it floats, it's stale.
To remove ink from clothes:
Put toothpaste on the ink spots generously and let it dry completely, then wash.
To skin sweet potatoes quickly:
Soak in cold water immediately after boiling.
To get rid of mice or rats:
Sprinkle black pepper in places where you find mice or rats. They will run away.