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Food Grade Sodium Hydroxide Lye Micro Beads, 2 Lbs.

Food Grade Sodium Hydroxide Lye Micro Beads, 2 Lbs. Food Grade Sodium Hydroxide Lye Micro Beads, 2 Lbs. available on November 16 2016 from Amazon for 2.26
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I bought this to make pretzels, and it worked perfectly. I highly recommend reading up on the safety considerations and what type of pots/pans you can use when working with lye before. you get started.

I made a standard pretzel recipe. Then, I put 1/4 cup of lye in cold water and brought it to a boil, then removed it from heat. Evidently you shouldn't add lye to hot water, so they recommend going cold to hot. Anyway, I used a slotted spoon to add the dough to the lye solution for 15-30 sec, and put the pretzels on parchment paper. They baked up absolutely perfect! As an added bonus, the chunky pretzel salt stuck to the lye solution better than it does with butter or baking soda.

As a note: I've tried baking soda solutions (instead of lye) for pretzels, and I got mixed results. Sometimes I got the tangy flavor that makes a pretzel different from other breads, and sometimes I didn't. The lye is much more reliable in that aspect, and it gives the deep brown color...Read more

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I bought this to make pretzels, and it worked perfectly. I highly recommend reading up on the safety considerations and what type of pots/pans you can use when working with lye before. you get started.I made a standard pretzel recipe. Then, I put 1/4 cup of lye in cold water and brought it to a boil, then removed it from heat. Evidently you shouldn't add lye to hot water, so they recommend going cold to hot. Anyway, I used a slotted spoon to add the dough to the lye solution for 15-30 sec, and put the pretzels on parchment paper. They baked up absolutely perfect! As an added bonus, the chunky pretzel salt stuck to the lye solution better than it does with butter or baking soda.As a note: I've tried baking soda solutions (instead of lye) for pretzels, and I got mixed results. Sometimes I got the tangy flavor that makes a pretzel different from other breads, and sometimes I didn't. The lye is much more reliable in that aspect, and it gives the deep brown color...Read more if (typeof amznJQ != "undefined") { amznJQ.onReady('jQuery', function() { amznJQ.available('popover', function() { var widgetDom = jQuery("#R3UQXDB07ZWDUF_imageSection_21005DD4-AC77-11E6-8ED3-A7EC69C621A7"); var images = widgetDom.find(".review-image-thumbnail"); for (var c=0;c
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