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ISO real Himalayan salt

by Wiley 20 days ago

I read on one source that if the pink salt does not say "Original Himalayan Crystal Salt TM then it's not genuine--an...


emu48 commented 15 hours ago

How to grind large quantity of rock salt

by JD in Nashville 4 years ago

Hello - I had previously obtained a 20 pound bag of very coarse Himalayan salt for a ridiculously low price. I am wa...


ferret commented 1 day ago

Please recommend the best organic all natural seasonings (salt free msg free)

by SeekingBeauty 2 years ago

Hello, I just started cooking and love it very much! Brought all these necessary cookwares and trying different reci...


teachfromslc commented 26 days ago

Salt block cooking?

by offtoanywhere 1 month ago

I received a salt block (8x8x2) and a cookbook for Christmas. Does anyone have advice, experience, or thoughts on thi...


sedimental commented 1 month ago

Looking for itty bitty salt cellar to keep on dining table

by jen223 2 months ago

So I keep a mini soy sauce dish of Maldon or another salt on our dining table, and we will use our fingers to grab a ...


jen223 commented 2 months ago

Curing salt: sodium nitrite percentage seems high

by DLovsky 3 months ago

I need to buy some curing salt in the US for the first time. I look around, various types, the sodium nitrite percent...


DLovsky commented 3 months ago

Best salt grinder?

by roux42 2 years ago

Please recommend a good salt grinder that will last. Mine seem to last about 2 years and then they get corroded and '...

mrnickthorp commented 3 months ago

low carb, low salt for kidney disease

by lkmuller 11 months ago

My husband was just diagnosed with a kidney disease and his doctor wants him to eat a low carb diet with very little ...


Querencia commented 3 months ago

Iodized salt?!?!

by kellyrb 3 months ago

Hey guys. I'm a personal chef and have s new client with lots of requests and restrictions. They use only organic a...


DLovsky commented 3 months ago

Sugar-free, salt free tomato ketchup for canning?

by RandalOulton 1 year ago

Anyone have any tomato ketchup recipes, no added salt or sugar, that are suitable for home canning / preserving/ bott...

RandalOulton commented 3 months ago

Help! Added too much salt to tomato sauce

by SarahKC 8 years ago

Can you please help me? By accident I added too much salt to a tomato sauce I was using to make lasagna. Any ideas?


SBerges commented 3 months ago

Best Salt Grinders When You Switch Salts a Lot?

by JenBak 4 months ago

Hello! I've recently gotten a few different types of specialty salts and was wondering what everyone uses to grind sa...

paulj commented 4 months ago

Where to buy pretzel salt?

by NonnieMuss 3 years ago

I've been on this quest for over a year now - I'm looking for the round, puffy salt balls that come on a soft pretzel...


pollyk commented 4 months ago

Pretzel Salt?

by Philly Ray 1 year ago

Can anyone point me to a place that sells pretzel salt? I looked in my local supermarket but did not see it. I'm te...


pollyk commented 4 months ago

Black Salt?

by TexasToast 9 years ago

Has anyone used the special "Black Salt" that comes from Pakistan? ...


kristent225 commented 4 months ago

Rangkat, Sindaloo Salt, and Herb Bheda: Oddments I found at the Indian market

by Dylan 11 years ago

I bought these items at an Indian market - they looked mysterious and I've course I've never seen them in any recipe ...


sudha commented 4 months ago

When do you add salt to your home cooked beans?

by SPencer 12 years ago

When do you add salt to your home cooked beans? I've read that it's best to wait till they are done so that moisture ...


magiesmom commented 5 months ago

Help finding Salt Serving Dish from The French Laundry

by jessicaclaranoelle 5 months ago

My boyfriend and I ate at the French Laundry about three weeks ago and he absolutely fell in love with the six sectio...

cayjohan commented 5 months ago

Salty Smell: Do you know what people mean?

by Chemicalkinetics 5 months ago

I have occasionally read people describing their food has a "Salty Smell", but salt (sodium chloride) has no odor, so...

hotoynoodle commented 5 months ago

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