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Make Pickle Salt With Dill Stems And Vinegar

Make Pickle Salt With Dill Stems And Vinegar

People seek out dill for its feathery, fragrant leaves, while the crunchy stems are largely ignored. They don’t have as much flavour as their leafy counterparts but, when pulverised and mixed with salt, you get a green, vegetal, pleasantly dill-scented salt. Combine that with a little powdered vinegar (sodium acetate),…

Use Tomato Skins To Make A Tasty Summery Salt

Use Tomato Skins To Make A Tasty Summery Salt

I’ve been peeling tomatoes with simple blanching for years, but I’ve never once given a thought to the skins that slide off. Cuisine Queen Gabrielle Hamilton transforms hers into a fancy tomato powder, but Food 52 has tweaked her method to make a tomato-flavoured salt that is fresh, fragrant and…