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Vinegar : 100s of Household Uses - Maria Costantino

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers

Published: 1st August 2011
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The powerful properties of vinegar make it an indispensable addition to any household. Vinegar is the essential guide to maximising the potential of this environmentally-friendly multi-purpose product.

First, the history of vinegar is traced back to its place in early civilisations and its production methods are explored, the the book moves on to distinguish between the many types of vinegar available today. Following this is a veritable compendium of uses of vinegar, ranging from clothing stain removal to relieving the itch of a mosquito bite and from stripping wallpaper to clearing drains.

Not only does Vinegar provide solutions to numerous household, health and even appearance problems, it also details culinary tips and tasty recipes for pickles, dressings, sauces and dishes that include vinegar. The final portion of the book gets the kids involved, with some fun science experiments that will see them enjoy themselves while they learn. The clear and simple style of the text and practical photographs make Vinegar an appealing and informative guide to this most useful of substances.

About the Authors

Maria Costantino was born in Chicago, Illioinois, and has written such titles as The Handbook: Household Hints & Tips, DIY Encylopaedia, The Knot Handbook, First Aid Pocket Guide and many other books on food, drink, art, design and fashion. She teaches Historical, Critical and Theoretical Studies at several universities and colleges in England, and now lives by the sea in Sussex.

Gina Steer is a cookery editor, writer and broadcaster of many years' experience. Gina has written and contributed to a wide range of books and publications for many different publishers, including Smoothies & Juices and the Simple Cookery, Let's Cook and Quick and Simple Cookery series for Flame Tree publishers.

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4.0

Very useful book to have on hand

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  • Easy To Understand
  • Innovative Ideas
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    Comments about Vinegar:

    Great ideas and instructions for usung this natural product.

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    Excellent ideas

    By Barb

    from Melbourne

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      Comments about Vinegar:

      Informative

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      Delivery was prompt and it arrived in good condition.

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      Types of Vinegar
      Laundry
      Cleaning
      Home Improvements
      The Outdoors
      Animal Care
      Health & Personal Care
      Cookery & Recipes
      Kids' Stuff
      Further Reading
      Index

      ISBN: 9781847869890
      ISBN-10: 1847869890
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 352
      Published: 1st August 2011
      Dimensions (cm): 16.1 x 17.2  x 2.7
      Weight (kg): 0.603