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September 2010

Weighing In

My new kitchen scale has a button labeled "Tare". I'm not sure what it is for or how to use it. Can you help? --Tandi The 'Tare' button, sometimes labeled as a 'Zero' button, is used to reset the scale to zero. It can be used in a number of ways. The simplest is to make sure that the scale... Read more →




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Crystals in Wine

When I finished a glass of wine recently, I noticed little grains of some sort in my glass. When I looked at the bottle, there were grains of sand or something inside the bottle too. Where did these come from and are they safe? --Pat What you saw are likely tartaric acid crystals that precipitated out of the wine. Tartaric... Read more →




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