Salt

Not All Salt Is the Same

Not All Salt Is the Same

If you’ve ever taken a basic chemistry course, you know the substance we casually call “salt” is merely one kind of salt. A salt is simply a chemical compound consisting of a positively charged ion (a cation) and a negatively charged ion (an anion). The salt we typically sprinkle on…

The Everyday Ingredient That Can Salvage Salty Dishes

The Everyday Ingredient That Can Salvage Salty Dishes

Cooking novices and kitchen queens alike, listen up because we’re tackling an important topic today. I want to talk about what to do when you accidentally over-salt your food. We’ve all done it. It’s a sucky experience. That moment where you feel your throat dry up because you’ve tasted a…

9 Salts That Make Me Very Happy

9 Salts That Make Me Very Happy

I really love salt. As a child, I would often get jealous of the cows and their summertime salt licks; as an adult, I have been known to eat large flakes of Maldon like tiny little chips (this is called “snack salt”). All salt is technically sodium chloride, but additives,…