What comes to mind when you think of baking soda? Something you use when you bake. A while back I saw a commercial that suggested putting an opened box in the fridge to eliminate odors, and I did. It seemed to do the job pretty well. However, there are many more uses that maybe you hadn’t thought about. Some uses have amazed even the experts. Here are 7 new uses for simple powder.
Relieve heart burn. Baking soda is an effective way to relieve heart burn and indigestion. The common problem for heart burn is acid. Baking soda is the opposite of acid, it is an antacid, which makes it effective in reducing heart burn. Stir 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda into 1/2 cup of water and drink for a safe and effective antacid.
For a fantastic way to get more fiber into your diet you could substitute some oat flour into your various recipes. It will add a real depth and nuttiness to the flavor of your recipes. Your overall health is further benefited by the fact it retains a lot more moisture than your regular flour, allowing you to reduce the amount of fats and oil you have to put in. What about a really healthy banana bread recipe.
Gather together all your ingredients for your baking endeavor. Do you have all the ingredients you are going to need? Are they fresh? If they are not, you may want to make a quick run to the grocery store.
It can’t be used as a substitute for detergent for washing your clothes. For washing clothes, you need soap in some form, whether you use powdered detergent, liquid detergent, grated soap flakes or melted down soap scraps. However, adding baking soda to your washing load can help to get rid of strong smells and can also help to brighten whites. For cloth nappies, however, don’t use it, as this will increase the rash-causing alkalinity. Add vinegar to a load of nappies instead to neutralise the alkalinity in the residual urine.
It would be the best option to purchase your oven from a manufacturer. This is also to ensure that you have after service care for your product. The manufacturer would also be able to help you with the regulations in your store. They would be able to tell you if you require any hoods or vents.
Adjust oven shelves as necessary; especially if using more than one pan. Make sure there is enough space above and below the pans to allow air to circulate around the pans.
For baking cakes, you will need cake pans of different shapes and sizes. You can also look for different cake stencils in order to decorate the cakes you just baked. If you want to add icing to your cakes then you’ll need rubber spatulas to spread the icing and you’ll need pastry bags to make decorative icing designs.