Did you know that "e;cabbage odor"e; can be avoided by dropping two English walnuts (uncracked) into the kettle while cooking? Or did you know that meringue will always stand up high and perfect if a generous pinch of baking soda is added to beaten egg whites? Also: The "e;fresh paint smell"e; can be eliminated by placing a pail of cold water in the room, changing it every two or three hours. These are just some of the 200 plus tips in Household Hints. Written during the Great Depression, this incredibly useful and practical pamphlet contains long-lost wisdom for the home and kitchen.