Baking Soda: It Can Do It All

A powdery wonder

From mile-high cakes to a sparkling bathroom, baking soda is a workhorse in so many ways.Unsplash/American Heritage Chocolate

Don’t wait until your fridge starts to stink or you finally get around to baking that cake you’ve been talking about for months—here are a few great baking soda options and reasons why you should stock up right now so you’ll have this handy do-it-all item whenever you need it.

An Iconic Classic

Try scrubbing with hot water to eliminate grease in the kitchen.Arm & Hammer

This tiny orange box from Arm & Hammer is a staple in kitchens everywhere. The traditional brand has been suppressing fridge odors, brightening laundry, and polishing appliances for more than 170 years.

Boost Your Desserts

Cookies, pancakes, and muffins have never been better.Bob's Red Mill

Baker’s will recognize Bob’s Red Mill packaging right away. Known for its super fine texture and bright white appearance, this baking soda is the one to have on hand if high-quality ingredients for your recipes are what you are after.

Go All Natural

Try mixing it with a splash of water for DIY toothpaste.Pure

Eco-friendly packaging is your first clue that this product does not pull any punches with regard to its commitment to natural ingredients. It’s not only aluminum-free but also food and USP grade. Holistic lifestyles will want to keep this on hand for indigestion, heartburn, and other personal benefits.