Iceland spar is a clear, transparent, colorless crystallized variety of calcite (calcium carbonate, CaCO3). Large pieces are split along natural cleavage planes to form natural rhombs. Iceland spar is probably best known for exhibiting the optical property of double refraction - so, anything viewed through the crystal appears double.
Sodium-Free Italian Dressing Ingredients: 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup oil 1-2 tsp Mrs. Dash Onion & Herb seasoning 1 tsp sugar Directions: Combine all ingredients, stirring until dissolved. Store sealed in the fridge. Use for your favorite salads or marinades.
OneGoodThingByJillee.com: 39 Handy Household Uses For Washing Soda - This ingredient can do a lot more than work as a booster for your laundry. There are various uses for this product around your home, you may not know exist. -- Washing soda, also known as sodium carbonate, soda ash, or soda crystals, is in the same family as baking soda but has been processed differently.
Italian Orzo Spinach Soup. Made this tonight and it was easy and delicious. Substituted vegetable broth for chicken to make it vegetarian and It was still really flavorful. Try topped with grated Parmesan cheese.