Bygone News - 1970's en Bright Brass 1979 <p>Never scrub lacquered or varnished brass. Apply a paste of lemon juice and cream of tartar. Leave on for five minutes. Wash with warm water and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth.</p> Domestic / Household 1970's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:05:35 +0000 lynne.davidson 513 at Cleaner Bucket 1979 <p>Before putting emulsion or paste in a bucket, line it with a plastic carrier bag. This saves the work of cleaning the bucket later. You can throw out the bag.</p> Domestic / Household 1970's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:01:35 +0000 lynne.davidson 512 at Vinegar Helps 1979 <p>Add a few drops of vinegar to the water when boiling sprouts, cabbage or cauliflower. This reduces the smell considerably. Mrs E. Meikle-John<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/vinegar-helps-1979"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Cookery Domestic / Household 1970's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:57:50 +0000 lynne.davidson 511 at Folding Sheets 1978 <p>Fitted sheets can be a problem to fold. But its easy if you place the sheet on a table, fold in three lengthwise and then just roll it up.</p> Domestic / Household 1970's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:42:47 +0000 lynne.davidson 506 at Bright Bulb 1978 <p>To clean electric bulbs, use methylated spirits instead of water. There is then no danger of dampness getting onto the fixtures, as the spirits evaporate quickly.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/bright-bulb-1978"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Domestic / Household 1970's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:39:43 +0000 lynne.davidson 505 at Bright Tips 1978 <h3>Perfect Pudding</h3> <p>When making a rice pudding sweeten with demerara sugar as this gives a lovely caramel flavour. Perfect Boiled Eggs and Save Fuel:- Economy tip for boiling eggs. Boil water in pan, add eggs, when water is boiling put on a well fitting lid and leave (off the heat) for 6 minutes for a perfectly cooked egg.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/bright-tips-1978"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Bright Tips Cookery 1970's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:30:56 +0000 lynne.davidson 504 at