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13 Surprising Uses for Cornstarch

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13 Surprising Uses for Cornstarch

 

Cornstarch usually comes out of the pantry only when you’re cooking — it’s a great way to thicken soups, stocks and sauces. But that’s not all it’s good for. Indeed, there’s a wide array of practical uses for cornstarch outside the kitchen. From untangling knots to soothing sunburns, click through to check out the great ways to use cornstarch.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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8:43AM PDT on Sep 18, 2013

I think I'll pass along these great tips.

5:27AM PDT on Sep 10, 2013

Thanks, I love days when I learn something new!

1:22PM PDT on Aug 29, 2013

Thank you.

12:16PM PDT on Aug 8, 2013

Thank you for the good tips. PS: I'd throw away those shoes. Even corn starch won't help them!

1:00PM PDT on Aug 4, 2013

thanks!

10:32AM PDT on Aug 1, 2013

Thank you for sharing. I am going to use some of these I did not know.

4:42PM PDT on Jul 27, 2013

I remember seeing this stuff in the early mother earth news and the first edition of the whole earth catalog.......when did life get so busy that we forgot about the joy of living close to the land?...I learned something...thankx......

6:35AM PDT on Jul 26, 2013

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7:59PM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

thanks

4:59PM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

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