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Why is Diamond Crystal most usually recommended for kosher salt?

In a number of recipes, I see Diamond Crystal recommended as the kosher salt to use. Where I live, only Morton's is available. Is there some superior quality to Diamond Crystal kosher salt that I ...
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Salty water in the pressure cooker?

I am following the Ninja Foodi recipe for cooking a whole chicken: Part of the instructions is to mix 2 tablespoons of kosher salt into the water base of the pressure cooker. I am wondering what the ...
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Seasoning steak with broiler salt

I’ve always wanted to season a steak by just applying kosher salt before putting it in the bbq grill. A few months I tried using this technique (
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Why do some recipes recommend Kosher salt?

Is it healthy or more tasty?
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When should I add the garlic to a roasted leg of lamb?

I'm going to roast a leg of lamb. Here is how I plan to cook it: Cover it with kosher salt Let is rest in the fridge for two days Make 10 or 12 slits, and stuff them with garlic sort of like this ...
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Coarse Kosher Salt In Salt Mill

We recently are starting to run out of coarse sea salt, and I was wondering if it is okay to substitute out coarse sea salt and instead use coarse kosher salt to grind inside of a stainless steel ...
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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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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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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 purpose of kosher salt in peanut butter? Can it be replaced with something else?

From here: Ingredients 15 ounces shelled and skinned AB's roasted peanuts, recipe follows **1 teaspoon ...
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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 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)?