Household uses for corn starch: Removes grease stains on clothing and driveways.
Laundry uses: removes blood stains from clothes, can be used to make a laundry starch spray.
Detangle knots in shoe laces and other ropes. Sprinkle with corn starch. Clean a sticky deck of cards. Place cards in a bag with 4 Tbsp. corn starch, shake vigorously remove cards and wipe off excess corn starch.
Fun and games: Play Clay; 1-1/4 cup water, 2 cups baking soda and 1 cup corn starch
What kind of corn does it come from?
Does your corn starch contain Sulfites?
It is processed with Sulfites but contains less than 10ppm so we are not required to declare it.
How do I thicken with corn starch?
Dissolve corn starch in cold liquid first, then stir this mixture into the recipe. When the liquid comes to a boil, the starch will be at its full thickening power.
How much corn starch do I use to thicken a pie?
3-4 Tbsp per pie.
Why will corn starch not thicken my fruit pie?
Acidic ingredients weaken the thickening power of corn starch. Try additional corn starch or add the corn starch at the last possible moment.
Why won’t my corn starch thicken?
Mixture is not at a boil or the mixture did not boil long enough or it boiled for too long.
Why do I have lumps in my gravy/recipe?
The corn starch was not dissolved completely before heat was applied to the recipe. We recommend mixing corn starch with cold water or milk before adding to your sauce/gravy, then bringing to a boil.
How do I replace flour with corn starch in a gravy/sauce, soup, stew, or fruit filling recipe?
If the recipe calls for flour, use 1/2 as much corn starch. i.e. If the recipe calls for 2 Tbsp. flour, use 1 Tbsp. corn starch.