Examples from the Web for saleratus
Then put in the lemon peel, and the flour (dried), and a teaspoonful of saleratus dissolved in a spoonful of hot water.The Young Housekeeper's Friend|Mrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius
The bacon was uneatable, and had to be thrown away: the flour was musty, and the saleratus was lost overboard.
Saleratus Bill had carefully removed every abrasive possibility in the two rooms.The Rules of the Game|Stewart Edward White
Fried bacon and saleratus biscuit underlie the doctrine of State Rights.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Under no circumstances use soda or saleratus in your light dough.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree