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Best Salt Substitute?

by Yes Please 7 years ago

I have heard AlsoSalt is a good one. I haven't tried any but have heard that some have a bitter after taste. Has ...

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Dianeclh commented 7 days ago

is salt really heated to 1200 degrees F?

by Bottomless_Pit 2 years ago

I'm trying to eat healthy so I can do more physical work. Anyways, can anyone confirm or deny this, is table salt rea...

PhilD commented 12 days ago

EMERGENCY: too much salt

by Soop 7 years ago

My salt grinder just bust as I was seasoning my chili. A lot went in, and now it's really salty. Is there any way t...

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melindysue commented 15 days ago

Aging taste buds, are you noticing the changes?

by zackly 17 days ago

"After age 60, you may begin to lose the ability to distinguish the taste of sweet, salty, sour, and bitter foods." (...

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zackly commented 15 days ago

Salt-preserved lemons and food safety?

by bythebay 4 years ago

I tried to preserve some lemons a few weeks back, cutting them into fourths, putting salt in them, putting salt at th...

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xiaobao12 commented 1 month ago

Iodized coarse salt - possible to find?

by danna 3 months ago

I am trying to switch to iodized salt because I am borderline thyroid deficient. I can find iodized sea salt (with s...

danna commented 1 month ago

Is garlic salt iodized?

by Reston 4 years ago

My internet search did not give me an answer, and I don't feel like calling McCormick. Anybody know if it's iodized?

C. Hamster commented 2 months ago

Season to taste?

by egbluesuede 6 months ago

Lately I've been cooking more with my kids, and tried to explain the generic instruction at the end of every recipe.....

hotoynoodle commented 2 months ago

Salt Pig -- what's the point?

by Produce Addict 10 years ago

Saw a lovely salt pig at the store yesterday. While that one was $$ since it was from a french company, there are a ...

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trakman commented 2 months ago

Brining an already salt injected frozen turkey?

by beckster914 7 years ago

I was planning on using Alton Brown's turkey recipe this year which includes brining and then roasting. I moved my tu...

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bstnh1 commented 2 months ago

Any Decent No-Salt Potato Chips?

by nemo 5 years ago

My elderly neighbor must cut down on salt for health reasons. He loves potato chips, but immediately eliminated them...

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flwolf commented 2 months ago

Is Morton Rock salt food safe?

by fayehess 6 years ago

Does anybody know if Morton rock salt is food safe? It's meant for ice cream makers and I want to pack a whole fish i...

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totustuos commented 3 months ago

The best way to cook steak without salt?

by Adelphos33 2 years ago

I've googled this and found almost no discussion on it anywhere... I have a heavy cast iron skillet and occasional...

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DaughterLookups commented 3 months ago

salt grinders: essential or pretentious?

by thinks too much 10 years ago

I understand the value of freshly ground pepper, nutmeg, or any spice where the essential oils dissipate over time. ...

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John Francis commented 4 months ago

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Are Himalayan Salt Blocks awesome?

by Cookingwithwine 2 years ago

Spring is here! Which means it's time to get grilling. I have had my eye on these salt blocks for awhile...one is cur...

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Libranflight commented 6 months ago

Favorite "Seasoning Salt"? Is This Regional?

by kaleokahu 2 years ago

OK, so Wahine has suggested this topic: What's your favorite general seasoning salt, and why? By "general", I guess ...

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Sparks12 commented 6 months ago