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Smoked Sea Salt - What goes on what?

by Klyde 4 days 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 1 day 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 11 days 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 ...


chef_russ_adams commented 14 days ago

Is Pink Himalayan salt better than Black salt?

by chilliesnspice 1 month ago

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

Ttrockwood commented 27 days ago

Electric Flavoring Fork

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

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

drrayeye commented 28 days ago

PAHO issues nutrition standards for ultraprocessed foods

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

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

mcf commented 30 days 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 2 months ago

Salty Smell: Do you know what people mean?

by Chemicalkinetics 9 months ago

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

hal2010 commented 2 months ago

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Tusino vietnamese curing powder : bột nêm nướng

by DLovsky 3 months ago

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

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?


TKnLrock705 commented 3 months ago

ISO real Himalayan salt

by Wiley 4 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...


emu48 commented 4 months ago

How to grind large quantity of rock salt

by JD in Nashville 5 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 4 months ago

Salt block cooking?

by offtoanywhere 5 months ago

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


sedimental commented 5 months ago

Looking for itty bitty salt cellar to keep on dining table

by jen223 6 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 6 months ago

Curing salt: sodium nitrite percentage seems high

by DLovsky 7 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 6 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 6 months ago

Iodized salt?!?!

by kellyrb 7 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 7 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 7 months ago

Best Salt Grinders When You Switch Salts a Lot?

by JenBak 7 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 7 months ago

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