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[mass noun] Sodium bicarbonate used in cooking, for cleaning, or in toothpaste.
- ‘Scouring powder can be made from baking soda or dry table salt.’
- ‘Soda bread, made with baking soda and buttermilk, accompanies many meals.’
- ‘We have heard from many people that a paste of baking soda and vinegar applied to a bee sting eases the pain quickly.’
- ‘If some remains, make a paste with baking soda and water and rub or try silver polish.’
- ‘In a dry glass bowl, mix together the vitamin C powder, cornstarch and baking soda.’
- ‘I tried your suggestion and mixed up a paste of baking soda and vinegar.’
- ‘People have had success with tea, vinegar, baking soda or Epsom salts dissolved in warm water.’
- ‘The baking soda and vinegar dissolve fatty acids, allowing the clogged material to wash down the drain.’
- ‘An alternative to the commercial fungicide would be a mixture of baking soda and water.’
- ‘In a medium bowl, combine the rest of the flour with the rest of the baking powder and baking soda, and all of the chopped pistachios.’
- ‘Then, take baking soda and clean the surface as you would with a powdered cleanser.’
- ‘This should be comforting, but if you want to make your own deodorant, you can mix baking soda with cornstarch and dust it on.’
- ‘Others prefer the aroma of natural fruits and spices, and the simplicity of lemon juice and baking soda.’
- ‘Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the chocolate mixture.’
- ‘Remove the pan from the heat and carefully add the salt and baking soda, stirring constantly.’
- ‘Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.’
- ‘Apply a cold wet cloth, ice, or a paste of baking soda and water to reduce pain.’
- ‘Try to avoid toothpastes with baking soda, detergents, or salt sometimes found in human pastes.’
- ‘On stubborn spots on chrome bowls and rings, use a paste of baking soda and water with a plastic mesh pad.’
- ‘Products like cornmeal, baking soda and cornstarch are also not allowed.’
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