Cream of Tartar - Long-forgotten cleaning agent gem may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Use on grout, mold and mildew stains, burner pans and casserole dishes. Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.
Cream of Tartar or Potassium Bitartrate Facts and Uses
Most meringue recipes call for a pinch of cream of tartar. What the hell is the stuff and what does it do? Cream of tartar is another name for the acid potassium bitartrate and it’s a byproduct of winemaking. Who knew? The acid crystallizes in wine casks during fermentation. The process for extracting the crystals from wine dates back to ninth century persia, but traces of the acid have been used to date the winemaking process back about 7000 years.