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Curing salt: sodium nitrite percentage seems high

by DLovsky 20 days 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 16 days 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 16 days ago

low carb, low salt for kidney disease

by lkmuller 9 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 18 days ago

Iodized salt?!?!

by kellyrb 21 days 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 20 days 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 24 days ago

Help! Added too much salt to tomato sauce

by SarahKC 7 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 25 days ago

Best Salt Grinders When You Switch Salts a Lot?

by JenBak 1 month ago

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

paulj commented 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months ago

Black Salt?

by TexasToast 9 years ago

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


kristent225 commented 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

Help finding Salt Serving Dish from The French Laundry

by jessicaclaranoelle 3 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 3 months ago

Salty Smell: Do you know what people mean?

by Chemicalkinetics 3 months ago

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

hotoynoodle commented 3 months ago

Best Salt Substitute?

by Yes Please 6 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 ...


MikeG commented 3 months ago

Fruit + Salt = ?

by ipsedixit 8 years ago

I once dated someone who always sprinkled salt on fresh fruit -- everything from pineapples to melons to apples to ev...


DebinIndiana commented 3 months ago

Jane's Krazy Mixed-Up Salt

by Smiley881 1 year ago

Has anyone ever tried Crazy Jane's mixed up Salt? I tried some of that salt on some Chicken Wings. Got dang the...

Atomic76 commented 3 months ago

Uses for non-iodized salt?

by MidwesternerTT 4 months ago

I mistakenly bought & opened (thus no returning it) a 26 oz. blue container of non-iodized fine-grain table salt. For...


GH1618 commented 3 months ago

Popcorn & Truffle Oil & Truffle Salt

by bowmgbo 5 years ago

I've recently started making popcorn. Today I flavored it with butter, white truffle oil, parmesan, salt. My fri...


marcyfitz commented 4 months ago

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