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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 12 (April 1, 1928.)

Household Hints

Household Hints.

Use minute tapioca instead of flour to thicken berry pies. It adds flavour and thickens the juice evenly. Just sprinkle it as you would flour.

When making cooked icing add a pinch of salt to the sugar and the icing will not grain and turn to sugar.

Salt used as a tooth powder will harden the gums and keeps the teath healthy.

Eat a salted slice of lemon to remove onion odour from the breath.

When aluminium kettles have become dull or black clean them with a cloth dipped in lemon juice and then rinse in warm water.

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