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This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Have unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Are your burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend!

In my little world, items like cream of tartar (potassium bitartrate) are not simply a super way to stabilize egg whites but also scandalously inexpensive cleaning secrets. This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn…

https://flic.kr/p/5N5RLp | Cream of Tartar | Cream of tartar is potassium bitartrate, also known as potassium hydrogen tartrate, has formula KC4H5O6. It is a byproduct of winemaking. n food In food, potassium bitartrate is used for: * Stabilizing egg whites, increasing their heat tolerance and volume; * Preventing sugar syrups from crystallising; * Reducing discolouration of boiled vegetables; * Frequent combination with baking soda (which needs an acid ingredient to…

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Cream of Tartar: The Tartarus of the Meringues

Cream of tartar is another name for the acid potassium bitartrate and is a byproduct of winemaking.The acid crystallizes in wine casks during fermentation.The process for extracting the crystals from wine dates back to 9th century persia, but traces of the acid have been used to date the winemaking process back about 7000 years.Despite it’s auspicious history, cream of tartar wasn’t commercially available until the 1800s. Its most often used in baking as either a stabilizer or a leavening…

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37 Deep Cleaning Tips Every Obsessive Clean Freak Should Know

Cream of Tartar sounds way fancier than it really is. In fact, it's known in the scientific community as Potassium bitartrate, but sounds way classier as cream of tartar. Don't you feel a little m...

In my little world, items like cream of tartar (potassium bitartrate) are not simply a super way to stabilize egg whites but also scandalously inexpensive cleaning secrets. This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn…

Perfect stocking stuffer!

Perfect stocking stuffer!

Homemade playdough. Cream of tatar is viinikivi in Finnish, available at the drug store. Who knew... Potassium bitartrate is another name.

Cream of Tartar 5 Pounds Tartaric Acid or Potassium Bitartrate or potassium h

Cream of Tartar 5 Pounds Tartaric Acid or Potassium Bitartrate or potassium hydrogen