Advice 1: How to make carbonated water

Carbonated water you can buy in the store. But will you be sure of its quality? Not so long ago, the media published information that 90% of producers bottled and sold ordinary tap water.
Of course, this information is of concern to people who care about your health and the health of their loved ones. The most sensible way to avoid trouble is to prepare carbonated water and drinks yourself.
Where to find a good soda?
For this suitable water purified in a simple household filter or from a spring, well, clean you can. The quality of this water will be much higher than what is sold in the store.

Приготовление газированной воды

There are several ways to prepare the soda and drinks at home.
The classic "soda"
In the 19th century to reduce the cost of making soda began to use the chemical method. In water, added baking soda, dilute acid is also sometimes added salt. The water is saturated with carbon dioxide by chemical reaction of baking soda and acid. This "soda" is easy to make at home. But this soda will contain impurities – sodium bicarbonate and acid residues, which is not very useful. If you do not use a calibrated milligram proportions of the soda, acid and water, the impurities will be more, and the taste of sparkling water will deteriorate. But the efficiency of this method is very attractive.

Газировка в домашних условиях

Siphon for aerating the water
This method is the easiest. Household siphon for aerating pour chilled drinking water and screw the spray with food carbonic acid. After a few seconds the soda ready. Pour this soda is very convenient, because it pours itself when you press the lever, and be stored without loss of gas will be pretty long. If you use a filter with a salinity or water from a spring, carbonated water from a siphon will be very similar in composition to natural sparkling mineral water. In the composition of this water will only be refreshing bubbles of pure carbon dioxide and water with useful minerals.

Cost this method is quite economical, because 1 liter of home soda costs only about 20-30 rubles. Water of this quality sell in stores for 50-70 rubles for a bottle of 0.5 liters, and in a cafe or restaurant with a glass of "homemade" lemonade 0,3-0,5 liter will cost 150-300 rubles. The most inexpensive siphon for aerating water Russian manufacturer O!range can now be bought in many online stores, large hypermarkets and shops of the goods for the house at a price of 1650-1750 rubles. There are sprays 200-300 rubles per pack.

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Any of these methods will allow you to prepare sparkling water and homemade lemonade with their hands. You will not need to worry about the quality of the water that you drink and your loved ones, and sodas of various flavors of natural jams or juice is much healthier and tastier than any "Coca-Cola". In addition, you will not need to carry heavy bottles from the store and throw plastic containers, polluting the environment.

Drink natural drinks, save and be healthy!

Advice 2: Pickled cucumbers on a soda

In the spring and early summer especially like the crispy and aromatic freshly-salted cucumbers, because they fit perfectly in the daily menu, and so suited to young potatoes and herbs from the garden! There are many ways of making a pickle, however, if you prepare the cucumbers for this recipe, will surely leave him in his notebook, because you can cook cucumbers on a soda, and put on the table ready salted cucumbers you can in 12 hours.
Pickled cucumbers on a soda
You will need
  • - cucumbers - 1 kg;
  • - sparkling mineral water - 1 liter;
  • - garlic - 4-5 cloves;
  • Sol - 2 tbsp (no slides);
  • - fresh dill - 100 g.
Thoroughly wash cucumbers and cut off the tips on both sides. Peel garlic and slice it in small pieces.
Take a glass or enamel saucepan and place it the bottom of the fennel and sliced garlic. Put in a pan prepared cucumbers and again cover them with a layer of dill and garlic.
A bottle of sparkling mineral water, add some salt, close the lid several times and vigorously shake the bottle so that the salt dissolved faster. Pour the prepared brine in a saucepan with the cucumbers.
Cover cucumbers with a plate and put in a cool place to infuse. You can remove the cucumbers in the refrigerator. After 12 hours you can remove from the pan and serve amazing freshly-salted cucumbers is elastic, crispy and flavorful.
Useful advice
For pickling these cucumbers can be used not only mineral, but also a dining room with carbonated water.
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