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13 Things You Can Do With Milk

Milk is a basic ingredient in any household, but it's a waste to use it just for drinking, when you can put it into many more uses that will make your life easier while also saving you money! 

Here are 13 examples of things you can do with milk besides drinking it!

 

Improve the taste of fish

To make the frozen fish much yummier, soak it in a bowl of milk until it is completely thawed, and only then cook it.
 
The taste will be MUCH improved! 

things you can do with milk

Soften your skin

Prepare a bath, then fill half of it with milk. Sounds very bizarre, but if you soak in it for about 30 minutes, your skin will be as smooth as a baby's bottom!

things you can do with milk
Relieve bug bites

Prepare a solution of milk, water and salt (no more than 2 spoons of salt) and smear on the place of the bite. It will sting at first and then stop stinging all together!

things you can do with milk

Remove ink stains

Scrub the stain on your cloths with a mixture of milk and lemon juice. Leave overnight and then put in the wash!

things you can do with milk
Shine your leather shoes

Take a clean cloth and soak it in milk, then wipe your leather shoes carefully to get an immediate shine. This can be used for other leather products as well! 
things you can do with milk

Make your own yogurt

Mix one glass of milk with 1 table spoon of white vinegar or lemon juice. 
things you can do with milk

Shine your silverware

Soak silverware in a bowl of sour milk for 30 minutes. Then wash with hot water and soap and dry with a soft cloth to get silverware that shines like new! 
things you can do with milk

Improve the taste of corn

Pour milk and water in equal amount into a pot and heat. Put in the corn and then bring to a boil - and enjoy the rich taste!

things you can do with milk


For better irrigation

Fill a funnel with milk and water in a ratio of 1 part milk for 4 parts of water, and use it to bring new life to your plants.

things you can do with milk
Making your furniture shine

Use a solution of milk and lemon juice and use a soft cloth to shine your furniture, to get that great shining gleam! 
things you can do with milk

Clean your house plants

Soak a clean cloth in skimmed milk to remove dust and stains from your house plants. Wipe the leaves with the cloth and then use a clean cloth to wipe away the milk and dry the leaves. 
things you can do with milk

Fix cracked porcelain and china dishes

Put the cracked tools in a big pot. Fill the pot with 2 cups (or more) of milk and heat on a low fire for an hour. Let it cool and wash it. This will wash away the signs of the crack.

Best to use after gluing. 
things you can do with milk

Relieve sun burns

Mix milk with a bit of water and smear on the painful area. For burns that cover large areas, a good idea is to soak your clothes in the mixture and wear them for ongoing relief and faster healing of the skin. 
things you can do with milk
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