Before watching this video, we assumed baking soda was primarily used for cleaning and, well, baking. However, Reader’s Digest gave us a whole slew of unusual ways to put this white powder to use , we’re pretty impressed! Our favorite? Using it as a meat tenderizer, taking a lot of the manual labor out of dinner preparation.
If the items on this list piqued your interest, we’ve got plenty of other creative ways to use this common household item! According to All You, baking soda can help treat dandruff, kill pesky weeds in the yard, take the bitterness out of tea, put out grease fires, and even make fluffier omelets. For those of you who let that orange box of Arm & Hammer sit in the pantry, only using one teaspoon of it at a time to bake chocolate chip cookies, these tricks are for you!
How do you use baking soda? Sound off in the comments below and make sure to share if you found this as interesting as we did!