Who knew Baking Soda & Lemon could be so useful?

Lemons and Baking SodaWe use these to kitchen staples for a variety of purposes and most of us have them readily available in our kitchens as well as other areas of the home.

What you may not have known is that, besides being great in a lot of different recipes,  keeping our refrigerators fresh, making lemonade, freshening up our garbage disposals and even lightening and highlighting our hair, both baking soda and lemons have some really fun, special powers.

Who knew these 2 commonly used kitchen staples could be so useful?


After reading this article, you’ll never want to be without baking soda of lemon again.


  • Wet your hands and rub together with 2 teaspoons of baking soda – fish and garlic odors disappear!
  • Create the fluffiest omelet by adding ½ teaspoon of baking soda for every 3 eggs used
  • Soothe your achy feet by soaking them in a bath of 1/2 cup baking soda in a half gallon of water
  • Scorched your favorite pan? Fill it ¼ full with water, bring to a boil and add ¼ cup baking soda.  Let cool and allow to sit overnight.  Burned on food should easily wipe off.
  • Eliminate odors by burning lemon peels in your fireplace or tossing a quartered lemon into your garbage disposal
  • Mix 3 tablespoons lemon juice with 1.5 cups of water in a microwaveable bowl.  Microwave on high for 10 minutes, allowing to steam.  Softened food will now wipe right off
  • To keep cut fruit, potatoes or guacamole from turning brown, add a few drop of lemon juice

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