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Season to taste?

by egbluesuede 12 days ago

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

512window commented 8 days ago

Favorite "Seasoning Salt"? Is This Regional?

by kaleokahu 1 year ago

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


Sparks12 commented 9 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...


taytay1023 commented 15 days ago

Is Pink Himalayan salt better than Black salt?

by chilliesnspice 3 months ago

Both salts have trace essential minerals in them. Is one better than the other, apart from their taste?


bikejen76 commented 26 days ago

ISO real Himalayan salt

by Wiley 6 months 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...

Atalanta commented 26 days ago

Curing Salt and Pickling Salt in N.O.

by Hungry4Good 1 month ago

A thousand thanks to anyone who can tell me where I can find curing salt and picking salt in New Orleans.


montuori commented 1 month ago

Ideas for using specialty salts?

by IrisAnn 1 month ago

I just got back from Iceland, and brought home rhubarb salt and licorice salt. Now what? I'm looking for ways to not...


Billy33 commented 1 month ago

Salt in baking....what's the point?

by Richie 11 years ago

How many of you use salt in baking cakes,cookies,etc? The last thing I want to taste in a chocolate chip cookie is sa...


polishjeweatswonderbread commented 1 month ago

Using preserved lemons

by Enso 1 year ago

I made a batch of preserved lemons (lemons and salt) a while ago and need to be using them at a faster rate. What way...


Bookwich commented 2 months ago

Smoked Sea Salt - What goes on what?

by Klyde 2 months ago

Hi, I have never used smoked sea salt before but I am now eager to try it. Just like some wines are recommended f...


Klyde commented 2 months ago

Rock Salt for Making Ice Cream

by ninrn 2 years ago

Do you use the same rock salt for an ice cream maker as the kind that is used for de-icing roads? The label warns ab...


ricepad commented 2 months ago

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 ...


chef_russ_adams commented 3 months ago

Electric Flavoring Fork

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"...The handle of the fork incorporates a rechargeable battery and electric circuit. When the user inserts the head o...

drrayeye commented 3 months ago

PAHO issues nutrition standards for ultraprocessed foods

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Marion Nestle offers kudos to the Pan American Health Association for issuing nutritional profile standards for what ...

mcf commented 3 months ago

low carb, low salt for kidney disease

by lkmuller 1 year ago

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

mcf commented 4 months ago

Salty Smell: Do you know what people mean?

by Chemicalkinetics 11 months ago

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

hal2010 commented 5 months ago

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Tusino vietnamese curing powder : bột nêm nướng

by DLovsky 5 months ago

Anyone out there picking up this product at the Asian store and using it? Any clue what the Sodium Nitrite (NO2) per...

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