Salt is a chef’s dream because it helps bring out delicious flavors in food, but there are so many other ways that you can use salt around your home. There are so many household issues that can be solved with a sprinkle of sodium chloride. Did you know that you can use salt to clean out your coffee maker or keep candle wax at bay?
You can use that basic table salt we know you have in your kitchen in incredible ways on food, clothes, and even appliances. Read on to learn why salt is your new household best friend.
Salt Makes Coffee Taste Less Bitter
Smooth, luxurious coffee often costs more than your average household variety, but you can help neutralize bitter flavors in coffee by adding a 1/4 teaspoon of salt to the grounds before you brew your cup o’ joe. The salt will lower the acidity in your coffee and make it taste sweeter.
You can use this same trick on a cup of hot chocolate or bitter tea. You can also clean coffee stains off of your mug using salt water.