Preserve Wooden Bowls with Mineral Oil
It would be safer to use olive oil or another "food" oil on utensils. Mineral oil is still a petroleum product, even if it says "food grade", isn't it?
Baking Soda Shampoo
I recently added a few drops of Castile soap to my 16 ounces of baking soda "shampoo" mixture just to try it. My hair and scalp still feel wonderfully clean. My son's nagging dandruff has cleared up, too!