Drop the base to make bagels more delectable

Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) is a strong base, capable of destroying or eroding things on contact. It's so caustic, it's used to dispose of human remains. You might have used it to unclog a drain or clean your oven - NaOH is a major ingredient in Drano and Easy-Off. You might be enjoying a bit of NaOH chemistry as part of… » 5/06/12 8:30am 5/06/12 8:30am