15 Surprising Uses For Vinegar

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Most of us are aware of vinegar's many uses in cooking such as an ingredient in salad dressings, but did you know that there are countless other uses for the acidic liquid as well? Here are just a few of the most useful things you can do with vinegar. Try some out and make your life a little easier.

You might know that you can use vinegar to clean with, but one of the best uses is to battle the dreaded microwave. Due to the heating process, the grime really gets stuck on and you can find yourself scrubbing forever. Save yourself a lot of time and hassle by putting a bowl with a mixture of half water and half vinegar in the microwave and nuking it for 2 minutes. It will steam up and loosen up all of the nastiness. Then simply dip a sponge in the bowl, and use it to wipe the inside down. It's easy!