Mother In Laws

This story begins, as many other classics, by eating crow.  For years every time any ailment, malady, affliction, rot, discomfort, discontent was brought up to my mother-in-law, Nancy, the every eternal remedy was either, “maybe you could put some vinegar on it” or “did you soak it in Epsom salt?”.  Vinegar, at least was always […]

The Basics

What is Vinegar? It is intriguing to think that in today’s computerized, sophisticated world, we’re still using one product which was discovered – quite by chance – more than 10,000 years ago. Vinegar. Simplicity itself (though its manufacture today is anything but.) The French said it succinctly: vinaigre – meaning sour wine. That is its […]

Old Time Weight Loss

The Apple Cider Vinegar Diet is a diet, while being called a fad diet, has existed since well into the early part of the 19th century, when Lord Byron popularized the use of the ‘diet miracle’. Even Hippocrates was known to use it as a health tonic, and American soldiers used it to beat indigestion, […]

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar has been around for many years. Egyptians used it in 3000 BCE… Julius Caeser’s army used an apple cider vinegar tonic to keep healthy and to fight off disease… Hippocrates used apple cider vinegar to treat many conditions… and Christopher Columbus used apple cider vinegar on his boat to prevent scurvy and […]

Vinegar and Pet Urine

Mary Telford of NSW, Australia writes: I work part-time in a pet motel in my lovely homestate of NSW, Australia and I get asked on a semi-regular basis how to get rid of cat urine odor. The answer is quite simple, and one that our dear old grandmothers knew back in the day before supermarkets […]