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How to keep your containers smelling fresh

Salt can “sweeten” and deodorize thermos bottles and jugs, decanters and other closed containers. Here are your best options for cleaning and storing your containers: 1. Rinse them the moment they are empty. The first step to eliminating food smells from containers is to wash them as soon as possible. A thorough wash with hot water and dish […]

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Setting gelatine quickly

You can have so much fun with gelatine. You can create a rainbow jelly pudding, fruit cubes, or that famous congealed salad. Whatever recipe you’re using, you want the dish to completely set and be firm, especially once removed from the mould. Next time you’re running against the clock and you want your jiggly gelatine […]

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ORYX DESERT SALT tip for this week

Apparently, Goldfish can live for over 40 years if cared for properly, who knew?? The oldest Goldfish known as ‘Goldie’ lived to the age of 45. Keep your little orange buddy in good health with these simple steps: Use a sterile container and dissolve a teaspoon of Oryx Desert Salt to 4 litres of water […]

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The many benefits of gargling with salt water.

Everyone knows the amazing benefits of salt. From cooking, food preservation to health and beauty. It seems that a little goes a long way. One thing you might have learned from your grandmother or mother is gargling with salt water if you have mouth or throat problems. This remedy is time tested. Gargling with salt […]

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