I believe this originally came from Heloise. I always lose it so I thought posting it here was a good idea.
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- 1Put drain stopper in the sink and add the foil, one piece lengthwise and one across.
- 2Pour in boiling water.
- 3Add the baking soda and swish it around.
- 4Place the silver pieces in the solution, making sure they touch the foil, and let stand for several minutes.
- 5Carefully watch as the tarnish moves from the silverware to the foil.
- 6Remove the pieces, rinse well, and dry with a soft cloth.
- 7Only use this method occasionally, especially if you have silverplate.
- 8This can only be done in your sink--enamel or porcelin ONLY!
- 9DO NOT USE in a stainless steel sink.
- 10This recipe should NOT be used on antique or priceless pieces and should be used only occasionally.
- 11Keep in mind that this removes the oxide finish that adds subtle shadows, which create depth and dimension to detailed silver patterns.
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Nutritional Facts for Silver Cleaning Recipe
Serving Size: 1 (29 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 0.0
- Calories from Fat 0
- Total Fat 0.0 g
- Saturated Fat 0.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 7514.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 0.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 0.0 g
- Protein 0.0 g