December 30, 2021

National Bicarbonate of Soda Day

Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is a salt composed of sodium and bicarbonate ions. It is commonly used as a leavening agent when making foods such as cakes and breads, but can also be used for household cleaning, pest control, and even fire extinguishing.

Bacon Day

In the United States and Canada, bacon is made from the pork belly. Elsewhere in the world, the side and back cuts of pork are used. The meat is cured in either a salt brine or in a salt pack. It is then either dried, boiled or smoked. Bacon is a very popular food in the USA. You can find many items also flavored or scented with bacon including popcorn, soap, candles, air fresheners and much more.