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Coca Cola

Food related uses:

Bake a moist ham.  Empty a can of Coca_Cola into the baking pan, wrap the ham in aluminum foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before the ham is finished, remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the Coke for sumptuous brown gravy.

Flavor a cake.  May be used as the liquid in cake batter (especially chocolate cake).

Tenderize Pot Roast:  When preparing a potroast, use Coke instead of water. Tenderizes and imparts unique flavor.


Household uses:

Clean a toilet.  Pour a can of Coca_Cola into the toilet bowl and let the "real thing" sit for one hour, then flush clean. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china.

Remove grease from clothes.  Empty a can of coke into a load of greasy clothes, add detergent, and run through a regular cycle. The Coca_Cola will help loosen grease stains.

Remove gum from hair.  Dip the gum coated hair and dip in a small bowl that has some Coca Cola in it. Let sit for just a few minutes and the gum will wipe right off.

Clean Tile Grout.  Pour Coke directly onto floor grout or soak a rag to clean wall grout!


Outside uses:

Clean road haze & bug gunk from your windshield.  Pour onto a cloth and wipe the windshield. (Don’t get it on the painted surface of your car though!)

To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers.  Rub the bumper with a rumpled_up piece of Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil dipped in Coca_Cola.

To clean corrosion from car battery terminals.  Pour a can of Coca_Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.

To loosen a rusted bolt.  Apply a cloth soaked in Coca_Cola to the rusted bolt for several minutes.

Greener Grass.  Spray an inexpensive cola on your grass once a month for super green. Also, for green grass and no bugs, combine: 1 can of coke, 1 cup of ammonia and 1/4 cup of dish soap. Spray on grass once a month.


Medicinal uses:

Relieve Jelly Fish Sting.  Coke can also be used to relieve the sting from Jelly Fish. All you have to do is pour the Coke over the sting.

Cure for diarrhea.  Take the top off a bottle of Coke (or pour a glassful) and let it go flat, and come up to room temperature, then drink 1 glass every couple of hours.

Nausea or upset stomach.  Use same form of Coke as for diarrhea, except take only 1 tablespoonful each hour.


Strange facts:

You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be gone in two days.

In many states (in the USA) the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the trunk to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.


1. The active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric acid. Its pH is 2.8. It will dissolve a nail in about four days. Phosphoric acid also leaches calcium from bones and is a major contributor to the rising increase in osteoporosis.

2. To carry Coca-Cola syrup (the concentrate) the commercial truck must use the Hazardous Material place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials.

3. The distributors of coke have been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years!