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Chemically the pits etched in your pot are the absence of the stainless steel material that makes up the pot. In other words the white spots you're seeing are where a small amount of the stainless steel has been removed from the surface of the pot, much like it had been scraped off. So the pits are completely harmless because they're not actually any kind of ...


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The concern is sodium, not salt. If you cook pasta according to package instructions, then the salted water will pass a high level of sodium into the pasta. 1 teaspoon of salt contains 2,350 mg of sodium. A teaspoon of salt weighs 6 grams. If you cooked a full pound of fettucini let's say using the water level instructed on the package and added 3 ...


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You can season a steak over night. I leave mine in fridge a few days before grilling.


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Yes. In fact, many, many people believe (falsely) that adding salt before or during cooking will keep beans hard (a myth addressed in your first link), and most of these people have been cooking perfectly good beans for many years without adding salt until the beans were fully cooked. The cooking time may vary slightly. In some circumstances, the texture ...


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Use French's NoSalt instead of salt.


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Probably in the "too much quantity" category though the price is generally quite low (especially on a per pound or kilo basis), water softener salt can be a good source of clean salt if you avoid the versions with any additives. I discovered it when I needed to maintain a water softener for a while and then noticed that it was a lot cleaner, more available ...


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Any salt will work just fine, salt is salt. But salt that has had iodine added (table salt) can result in a brine with a cloudy texture. Some might consider this less aesthetically pleasing. Edit: Further research indicates that while iodine can cause some problems, other impurities can cause further problems: Salt for pickling: For pickling any ...


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In an effort to prevent goiter related to iodine deficiency, authorities ruled that iodine be added to U.S. salt products in 1924. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2377052/How-adding-iodine-salt-America-smarter.html#ixzz3YsW6Dod7



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