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Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt, where to find it?

by Medamida 5 days ago

I found out this week that the company is no longer selling their retail size canister and are discontinuing their fo...


acgold7 commented 5 days ago

Who pre-salts prime rib?

by steakrules85 7 years ago

Making my prime rib for Christmas and was curious what the opinion is on pre-salting prime rib vs. applying the salt ...


RonK_MI commented 6 days ago

Champagne with salt???

by josephnl 3 years ago

We are vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and had dinner at a spectacular, elegant, and expensive restaurant last ...


graystone commented 8 days ago

Rock Salt for Making Ice Cream

by ninrn 4 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...


FaustDave commented 10 days ago

When do you add salt to your home cooked beans?

by SPencer 15 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 ...


Thymus commented 15 days ago

making truffle salt?

by pamplemousse 10 years ago

A couple of years ago, I bought a trio of truffle products (honey, carpaccio, and salt) from Far West Fungi on a trip...


ahamm commented 1 month ago

Kosher Salt

by work2eat 1 month ago

Mortons or Diamond Crystal? Which do you prefer and why?


janniecooks commented 1 month ago

Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt

by Hungry4Good 3 years ago

Does anyone know where to find this preferred Kosher salt in the N.O. area? Thanks!


kittyfood commented 1 month ago

Is garlic salt iodized?

by Reston 5 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?


joacchim commented 1 month ago

How to properly salt cucumbers before making cucumber salad?

by sweet100s 4 years ago

What is your approach to salting cucumbers before making a cucumber salad? How much salt, for how much cucumber,...


Samanski commented 2 months ago

Too Much Salt... ?

by Augie6 1 year ago

So, I've came a LONG way since by first days here at Chowhound.... However, I am having a slight issue.. All of a sud...


MidwesternerTT commented 2 months ago

Does anyone add salt to home-canned jam?

by oldfangled 6 years ago

Hello, Chows. I'm currently working on my first batch (ever) of jam (it's nectarines, sugar and citric acid) and so f...


Chrissydecky commented 3 months ago

Salt in pizza dough

by Bazel 7 years ago

If a recipe calls for 1/2 tsp of salt and you are using Kosher Salt - should you double the amount? My dough tasted...


tennisbgc commented 5 months ago

Is it possible to make beef jerky without salt?

by travlnmike 10 years ago

just purchased a ronco 3 shelf dehydrator (cant resist kitchen gadgets) Always wanted to make my own beef jerky but i...


medlar commented 5 months ago

Hamburger Patties

by susanrdrgz 9 months ago

Season before grilling, or during? My son says that salt dries out (draws water out of) meat if you season ahead of t...


susanrdrgz commented 6 months ago

Pickling salt - necessary?

by snackysmore 10 years ago

I have made pickles before using pickling salt but this time I am not really in the vicinity of any places that sell ...


Eldon Kreider commented 6 months ago

Pepper Mill vs Salt Mill- What's the Difference?

by hobbess 5 years ago

I saw a Cole & Mason Derwent Salt Mill on sale, but I mainly use kosher salt so I don't really need a salt mill. But,...


taffy03 commented 6 months ago

Morton's vs. Diamond Crystal Kosher salt?

by kemi5 8 years ago

IYO which do you prefer and why? I've used both but never had them simultaneously to do a side-by-side comparison. I ...


ChefJTS commented 6 months ago

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

by Richie 13 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...


Krysti commented 9 months ago

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