From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Do you know your salami from your soppressata?
We've all heard that too much sodium can be harmful to our health, but what does that actually mean?
Timing is everything when you are salting vegetables: Learn how with Food Network Magazine.
Sometimes the best way to face your fears is to cover them in a cloud of powdered sugar.
Salt doesn’t need to be an enemy. When you cook at home, a dash from your own shaker can really boost a dish, and if you’re mindful, you don’t have to go entirely without. Learn more about sea salt, kosher salt, iodized salt and regular table salt.
If you need to use up all of that basil from the garden, make basil-flavored salt. Serve it with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella at a cookout, or package it to give to the neighbors.
With all the salt talk going on, we sometimes forget that the type of salt we use matters. In 1924 the government fortified salt with the mineral iodine for our health and well-being. Today iodized salt is being examined by the Japanese to possibly help protect against thyroid cancer as a result of recent radiation exposure. Here’s what you need to know about iodized salt.
Use spices and seeds from your pantry to decorate ornaments.