Questions tagged [salt]
Questions about the use of culinary salt in the kitchen.
5 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
What is the expiration on Morton salt substitute?
From what I read it says online the use by date is 5 years. It is composed of potassium chloride, fumeric acid, tricalcium phosphate and monocalcium phosphate. I don't understand how these chemicals ...
Cooking time for vegetables in plain water versus in a soup
I have consistently observed that a given vegetable simmering in a soup (that is, with multiple other vegetables and herbs, and usually salted) takes five to ten times longer to get soft than when the ...
How do I substitute pink salt for Morton Tender Quick called for in recipe?
I have a recipe that calls for 1/4 cup Morton Tender Quick for 3 lbs of ribs. I cannot get Tender Quick, but I do have pink salt. I know that I must use much less pink salt, and probably also need to ...
Is it possible, and if so, how can I preserve lean meat using only salt at home?
I have lean meat (4-5mm slices) which I would like to preserve using only salt. Is this possible to do at home? Do I need any kind of special curing salt or is regular fine? I really don't care ...
Question about soft cures and curing salts
I was advised that your curing salts should be added 0.2% of the salt by weight, so if you have 125kg worth of koshering salt, that is 250grams of curing salt. Can the same be done when you have 100kg ...