Cherry Juice-Chemistry in the Kitchen

What did I just photograph? It's a "volcanic" island of baking soda in a sea of tart cherry juice. In a nutshell, there are acidic ions within tart cherry juice and they're reacting with the baking soda's bicarbonate ion, creating water and bubbles of carbon dioxide. But there's more. Excess bicarbonate also changes the structure of the cherry's... Continue Reading →

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