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​What Do Baked Goods and Wine Have in Common?

​What Do Baked Goods and Wine Have in Common?

Posted by Emily Viteritti on Jul 2nd 2019

Snickerdoodle cookies fresh from the oven, tangy lemon meringue pie, light-as-air angel food cake, sweet sugar cookies, and fluffy meringue cookies. What do all these utterly delicious and mouthwate …
What is sodium bicarbonate?

What is sodium bicarbonate?

Posted by Kayleigh DeMace on Jan 16th 2019

Commonly called “baking soda,” sodium bicarbonate is a salt made of a sodium cation and a bicarbonate anion. It is often a fine powder and has a slightly salty and bitter taste. Sodium bicarbona …
What is calcium chloride and what is it used for?

What is calcium chloride and what is it used for?

Posted by Kayleigh DeMace on Jan 3rd 2019

Also referred to as calcium dichloride and E509, calcium chloride is an inorganic compound that classifies as a salt. At room temperature, it is colorless and highly soluble in water. It can be u …
What is Potassium Sorbate and is it Vegan?

What is Potassium Sorbate and is it Vegan?

Posted by Kayleigh DeMace on Dec 17th 2018

Used as a preservative, there is some question regarding whether or not potassium sorbate is vegan. Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid and is commonly used to preserve food …
What is Citric Acid and How is it Used?

What is Citric Acid and How is it Used?

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Dec 11th 2018

Citric acid is a weak organic acid that occurs naturally in many fruits and vegetables, particularly citrus fruit. Lemons and limes have the highest concentrations of naturally-occurring citric a …
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