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Is Sea Salt Healthier Than Table Salt?

The short answer:  no – even though sea salt might be marketed as a health food. Sodium chloride is the chemical name for salt. Even though the words “salt” and “sodium” aren’t exactly the same they are often used interchangeably. You might find the word “sodium” on the Nutrition Facts Panel on the back or […]

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Is Sea Salt Less Salty Than Table Salt?

The short answer:  no – even though sea salt might be marketed as a health food. Chemically, table salt and sea salt are not much different although they might taste different or have different textures. Sea salt and table salt, by weight, have the same amount of sodium chloride. Sea water is evaporated to make […]

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Do You Season Cold Food More Than Hot Food?

Season cold food “generously but judiciously” according to the Sept/Oct 2011 edition of Cook’s Illustrated. According to their “25 Tips For improving Flavor,” chilling foods dulls flavor and aroma so it’s important to compensate with more aggressive seasoning. Cook’s Illustrated says that to keep from going overboard you should season with a normal amount of […]

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Green Clean Your Kitchen – On The Cheap!

Green It Up! After a long – very long – and very harsh winter, it’s finally Spring. It even feels as though my house wants to take a deep breath of fresh air. We’ve been shut up indoors for so long – and so have our homes – gracefully taking in all of our cold […]

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