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Coffee with Salt

by PaulF 10 years ago

I was reading an old mystery novel the other day and the main character (who is depicted as a bit of a chef ... or at...


dumbone2 commented 4 days ago

Is it possible to make beef jerky without salt?

by travlnmike 8 years ago

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


Romana323_ commented 26 days ago

Hawaiian Red Gold Salt

by Libranflight 2 months 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...


Blowfish commented 2 months ago

Kinds of Salt - do you taste a difference?

by pastry2016 3 months ago

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


dvdt23 commented 2 months 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. ...


femmevox commented 2 months ago

Aging taste buds, are you noticing the changes?

by zackly 4 months ago

"After age 60, you may begin to lose the ability to distinguish the taste of sweet, salty, sour, and bitter foods." (...


cheesytaters commented 3 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 ...


Dianeclh commented 3 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 4 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...


melindysue commented 4 months ago

Salt-preserved lemons and food safety?

by bythebay 5 years ago

I tried to preserve some lemons a few weeks back, cutting them into fourths, putting salt in them, putting salt at th...


xiaobao12 commented 4 months ago

Iodized coarse salt - possible to find?

by danna 6 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 5 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 5 months ago

Season to taste?

by egbluesuede 10 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 5 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 ...


trakman commented 5 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...


bstnh1 commented 5 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...


flwolf commented 5 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...


totustuos commented 6 months ago