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Is Kosher Salts Kosher? [migrated]

This may seem rather silly but is Kosher salt supposed to be understood as certain salts that adhere to the Jewish religions dietary restrictions? I'm curious if this is so what about salt can make it ...
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Adding salt to the oil making potato chips

As a follow-up question, reading this recipe the question comes to mind is that what happens if I add salt to the oil instead of sprinkling salt on chips after they're removed from the oil? Sprinkling ...
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Type of salt to use for Indian recipes

I cook lots of Indian food - can I use kosher salt\crystallized sea salt for my curries? I like the way you have more control on how much salt you're adding because of the crystal texture - but ill ...
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What is the advantage of using kosher salt [duplicate]

I have seen a number of recipes that call for using "kosher salt". This is ridiculous to me, as I very well know that all salt is kosher, and so I am wondering what I am missing here. What is the ...
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What is the purpose of kosher salt in peanut butter? Can it be replaced with something else?

From here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/homemade-peanut-butter-recipe/index.html Ingredients 15 ounces shelled and skinned AB's roasted peanuts, recipe follows **1 teaspoon ...
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Kosher salt vs. Table salt for rib eye steak

I don't have any Kosher salt on hand and I'm cooking a rib eye steak tonight. Can I just use table salt, or would that drastically effect the taste of the steak? Why is Kosher salt better to use?
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What is the difference between kosher salt and unprocessed sea salt?

I have read that the difference between sea salt and kosher salt is that sea salt is generally processed in that it has minerals added to it which were lossed during the evaporation process while ...
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Does the use of kosher salt vs. table salt lead to a higher overall sodium intake?

When using kosher salt one has to use more kosher salt than table salt to achieve the same level of saltiness. Does it mean that using kosher salt causes one to consume more salt (or sodium)?
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Where can I buy kosher salt in London?

I make a point of taking a few minutes to look around for the stuff whenever I go to a new supermarket / farmers market / ete etc and I haven't been able to find a source here. At the same time, I'm ...
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Why do some recipes recommend Kosher salt?

Is it healthy or more tasty?