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Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Wattie’s Tomato Sauce is good for something besides hamburgers…….

A few weeks ago I bought this old brass pitcher at a church jumble sale. It was very gungy, no shine at all.

Brass before cleaningIMG_1541_2

So this is where  Wattie’s tomato sauce came in.I gave the pitcher a good coating with the sauce. I keep a supply of brushes from the $2 shop for this kind of job.A good coating of sauce all over. Check that chicken in the right hand photo.

Brass painted with sauceRibbet collage

After 30 minutes I washed the sauce off with hot water and more brushing.

Brass pitcher washed downRibbet collage

Already looking loads better.A quick rub with some Autosol metal polish and look:

Pitcher polishedRibbet collage

Pretty nice, yes? The chickens look happier now:

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See I knew New Zealand’s most popular sauce must be good for something – it sure isn’t nice to eat!

    

6 comments:

  1. OMG what an amazing difference. Have never heard about using Watties Tomato sauce. Is the pitcher actually silver?

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  2. not heard of tomato sauce being used in this way before but what a transformation, wonder what it does to our insides? does not bare (bear, not sure which it should be) thinking about

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  3. What a transformation! It's beautiful.

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  4. Wow, never ever heard of using tomato sauce for this before!

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  5. Talk about Kiwi ingenuity!! Just love it and will definitely try it.

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  6. Good old tom sauce, eh? What a wonderful result! (I never have liked it myself, but it does make you wonder what's actually in the sauce!!) Linda p.s. how did you ever discover this would work?

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