You can use vinegar for a zillion things besides salad dressing. Well, maybe not a zillion but at least two dozen.
Vinegar is one of the most versatile items in your home. A gallon of distilled white vinegar can be had for under $3 at Walmart, maybe even less at dollar stores. That’s 128 ounces and many uses call for less than a cup. A little goes a long way.
Word of caution. Use white vinegar or apple cider vinegar for all of the below. Save your fancy, more expensive balsamic vinegar for the dressing. That goes for red wine vinegar and other flavored vinegars, like champagne.
There are so many uses for vinegar. Plan on using it to clean and freshen, indoors and outdoors. Most of the time you will be just mixing equal parts vinegar with water. If you rinse out and reuse spray bottles, you will be saving big bucks throughout the year.
First, Know the Difference Between Diluted and Distilled Vinegars
Diluted vinegar is exactly that — vinegar that has been thinned with water. It can be any type of vinegar. Almost every tip we have here will be using vinegar that has been diluted.
Distilled white vinegar is a purer form of vinegar. It is preferred for cooking, but also qualifies for every item on our list of uses for vinegar.
Apple cider vinegar is made from apples, and is slightly less acidic and healthier. White vinegar is fermented from either sugar cane, corn, grains