What effect does table salt have on the boiling temperature of water?

Answer When table salt is added to boiling water, the water will boil at a slightly higher temperature, cooking the food faster; but according to Joe Kissell, of "Interesting Thought of the Day," the chan... Read More »

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What effect does the atmospheric pressure have on the boiling point of a liquid?

Boiling point is directly proportional to atmospheric pressure. As atmospheric pressure increases, boiling point increases. As atmospheric pressure decreases, boiling point decreases. At higher alt... Read More »

Does sea salt have less sodium than table salt?

Today's cooks often have pantries stocked with several different salt products. In many kitchens, sea salt has replaced table salt as the standby. But does sea salt have less sodium than table salt... Read More »

What effect does rock salt have on plants?

The principal chemical in rock salt is sodium chloride, but it also contains cyanide and chloride. Exposure to rock salt is damaging to plants and can cause stunted leaf growth, scorching of the le... Read More »

What effect does epsom salt have on plants?

When Epsom salt is used in conjunction with regular garden fertilizer, the effects on a plant's growth can be impressive. A dose of Epsom salt added to mineral-depleted soil is an inexpensive way t... Read More »