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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 6 days ago

Kosher Salt

by work2eat 9 days ago

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


janniecooks commented 7 days 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 7 days 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 17 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 8 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 8 months ago

Low sodium - do you get used to it?

by friedricefun 11 months ago

I'm home on break from college for the next few weeks and my mom, who's recently had some health problems, has been c...


dtm323 commented 8 months ago

Where to buy pretzel salt?

by NonnieMuss 5 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...


oldsalty26 commented 9 months ago

Am I the only one worried about the safety of sea salt?

by foodworthy 7 years ago

Below are some facts I found through the Smithsonian on the health of oceans after news of Fukushima radiation leaks ...


MikeG commented 9 months ago

Where to find Gourmet Salts?

by ldubosky 10 months ago

First post here! My sister is starting a gourmet salt collection, and I’m soon traveling to London— so I was wonder...


ferret commented 9 months ago

How long does salt cod last after soaking?

by Caviar 15 years ago

I've rinsed and soaked some salt cod that I was going to cook last weekend (not this past weekend, the weekend before...


Yank65 commented 10 months ago

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