How To: 10 Non-Baking Uses for Sugar

10 Non-Baking Uses for Sugar

If you are cutting down on sugar and don't know what to do with the excess box of sweet stuff taking up space in your pantry, you are in luck—sugar is another one of those super-common household items that has many practical, non-edible uses around the home and garden.

Grind a small amount of sugar in your coffee grinder if you want to remove the coffee ground build-up from the blades. Remove stubborn grass stains from your clothing by rubbing a thick mixture of sugar and a small amount of water into affected area. Sugar can also be used to kill roaches, eliminate nematode worms in your garden, and even heal bed sores.

For a quick remedy for your burnt tongue, suck on a little bit of sugar or a sugar cube to make the pain go away. If only all home remedies were as sweet as this one.

Got your own non-baking uses for sugar? Share with us by commenting below!

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Not sure if I am reading it wrong, but for the grass stains one does it say " Make a thick mixture of sugar plus a few drops of sugar..."

Should the second sugar be water?

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