Garlic and Honey

My house must stink. I know I stink. There has been a lot of garlic through here lately. I’ve been creating garlic balsamic jellies and pickling sweet garlic (I will be taking both items to the farmers markets!). I have also been eating lots of raw garlic. I thought that I could use a little …

Baking Soda II: America’s First Brand of Baking Soda

  Baking Soda, part I: Sodium Bicarbonate Baking Soda, part II: Dwight & Co., America's first brand of baking soda. In 1839 doctor and chemist, Austin Church reasoned that he could profit from finding a way to mass produce saleratus (aerated salt). Church heated soda ash (sodium carbonate) over a wood-burning fire until the sodium carbonate …