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Hawaiian Red Gold Salt

by Libranflight 11 days ago

Try it!!! So good on roast pork, with nothing else even, just this salt. Rub roast with 2 tbsp for a 5# boneless sh...

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Blowfish commented 10 days ago

Kinds of Salt - do you taste a difference?

by pastry2016 2 months ago

Hello cooks. While most of us know that there is a difference between fine table salt and kosher in regards to volume...

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dvdt23 commented 1 month ago

substitute for salt pork?

by gandro 7 years ago

I'm making a recipe for New England clam chowder that calls for Salt Pork. I can't seem to find Salt Pork anywhere. ...

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femmevox commented 1 month ago

Aging taste buds, are you noticing the changes?

by zackly 3 months 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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cheesytaters 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 ...

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Dianeclh commented 2 months 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 2 months ago

EMERGENCY: too much salt

by Soop 8 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

Iodized coarse salt - possible to find?

by danna 5 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 3 months 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 4 months ago

Season to taste?

by egbluesuede 8 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 months ago

The best way to cook steak without salt?

by Adelphos33 3 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 5 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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