Clean Your Clothes with Cheez Whiz (Paperback)

And Hundreds of Offbeat Uses for Dozens More Brand-Name Products

By Joey Green

Renaissance Books, 9781580630993, 181pp.

Publication Date: October 20, 2000

List Price: 17.99*
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Did you know that Baby Magic Baby Powder repels ants and Campbell's Tomato Soup prevents blond hair from turning green in a chlorinated swimming pool? Many of the foods and household items on the shelves of your kitchen and bathroom cabinets have properties and near-magical powers never indicated by what's printed on their labels. In "Clean Your Clothes with Cheez Whiz, "bestselling author Joey Green reveals hundreds of quirky uses for brand-name products. With dozens of items to choose from, you'll discover how to:

-Clean a toilet bowl with Country Time Lemonade
-Relieve morning sickness with Gatorade
-Remove scruff marks from patent-leather shoes with Noxema
-Give yourself a facial with Cheerios
-Soothe sunburn pain with Cool Whip
-Relieve insect-bite itching with A.1 Steak Sauce
-Clean your clothes with Cheez Whiz (It's great for removing grease )

But it doesn't stop there. "Clean Your Clothes with Cheez Whiz "also presents short histories, strange facts, and other tidbits about your favorite products.

About the Author

Joey Green has appeared on the Rosie O' Donnell Show, The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, and Today. He's been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, People, and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. His previous books include Wash Your Hair with Whipped Cream, Polish Your Furniture with Panty Hose, and The Zen of Oz (Renaissance Books). He resides in Los Angeles.

Praise For Clean Your Clothes with Cheez Whiz: And Hundreds of Offbeat Uses for Dozens More Brand-Name Products

"Joey Green, pantry professor (aka The Heloise from Hell), puts off-the-shelf products to off-the-wall uses." --People magazine

"A kind of cross between National Lampoon [Green is a former Lampoon writer] and 'Hints from Heloise." --Ladies' Home Journal