Salt on Pretzel: Foods I miss from PA part one

My brother came home with a bag of these, they were still warm, and not buttery like Mall pretzels. Heck, these pretzels taste good rock-hard, in the dead of winter bought from a street vendor outside of Veterans stadium after a Phillies game (but those days are over, and I really hate the corporate stadium […]

Where does salt come from?

I typed in “where does…” this morning, and got this interesting list. This confirms yet again that there is a lot of interest in salt out there.

The Week in Fourth Grade

As I go through Isa’s fourth grade textbooks, I spot things that bother me. I understand the need for simplification, but at the expense of fact? Or am I being too picky?Here’s a lab to do at home from the science book: Cut up an apple and measure and record the mass of the fresh […]

Answers to Your Pressing Questions

Frank’s post reminded me that we do get some interesting search queries, so I’d like to help out a little. Here goes… Why put sugar in a wound rather than salt?Well, I don’t know why you’d put salt in a wound in the first place. I wouldn’t put sugar in a wound either. I might […]