START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

How to Tell if Baking Soda & Baking Powder Are Still Good

Baking Soda

Baking Powder

Have any other nifty kitchen tricks to test ingredients?

Read more: All recipes, Basics, Blogs, Following Food, Food, Green Kitchen Tips, , , ,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Eric Steinman

Eric Steinman is a freelance writer based in Rhinebeck, NY. He regularly writes about food, music, art, architecture, and culture and is a regular contributor to Bon Appétit among other publications.

79 comments

+ add your own
7:20AM PDT on Mar 23, 2013

thanks

2:08AM PST on Feb 11, 2013

Great to know! Thanks!

4:00PM PST on Jan 5, 2013

It can probably still be used for cleaning or deodorising.

2:44AM PST on Jan 5, 2013

Thanks

1:30PM PST on Dec 27, 2012

The tests work great and my products are all good. Just to point out, you don't need to add boiling water to test baking soda, the vinegar alone is enough. I have seen this fizzy reaction many times when doing laundry.

1:35AM PST on Dec 26, 2012

Our food has "use by" dates so not a problem :)

7:44PM PST on Dec 25, 2012

Baking soda doesn't go bad.

5:41PM PST on Dec 25, 2012

Thanks

2:58PM PST on Dec 25, 2012

Great, really useful tip

11:57AM PST on Dec 25, 2012

thanks!

add your comment



Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

It's disgusting what is put in food..Try'n 2 find a good healthy cat food, that my cats will eat, is…

as a physician I think this is a reasonable list, but please give your doctor, like all persons, a c…

I have a himalayan salt lamp which is kept on all the time all other lights are turned off when no o…

I want to go on a picnic with this sweet little Baby Wombat

Story idea? Want to blog? Contact the editors!



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.