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19 Household Uses For Vinegar, Cooking Oil And Other Pantry Staples (PHOTOS)

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We know. Your life was just not complete without yet another post on surprising household uses for vinegar. But stay with us -- because we have other new ways to use nearly everything in your pantry. These tips, from our experts at HuffPost Home, are for those situations where you'd normally have to buy a specialty product.

Such as:

You have hard water build-up in your dishwasher. The solution: Vinegar. Just fill the "dishwasher cleaner" reservoir with vinegar, or simply fill a cup with it and run the cycle.

For more gems like this, check out the slideshow below. And tell us: What's your favorite "other use" for an everyday item?

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