Category Archives: Mineral

Leavening Agent

“A leavening agent is any one of a number of substances used in doughs or batters that causes a foaming action which lightens the finished product.” There are three main types of leavening agents: biological, chemical, and mechanical. Biological agents, … Continue reading

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Composting 101

“Compost is a mixture of various decaying matter organic substances, such as dead leaves and manure, used to fertilize the soil.” I was a very idealistic child. I thought (like most children do when they go through that insufferable idealistic … Continue reading

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