Cooking Essentials - Seasoning with Salt

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Cooking Essentials - Seasoning with Salt

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Cooking Essentials - Seasoning with Salt

This episode is the first in our series on the essentials of cooking. We begin by discussing seasoning and specifically, the use of salt before the cooking process, during the cooking process, and as a finishing touch.

Salt in History

This episode includes a history lesson on salt and features topics from the book Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky. The book is a great read to understand the cultural and societal importance of salt.

Cooking with Salt

We also feature cooking-related tips about why we use salt and the best types of salt for cooking. We discuss techniques to use with salt for different cooking and baking processes from the following books.


We begin the cooking section by referencing the many forms of salt and their use in cooking, curing, brining and finishing.

The Salt Flats of Uyuni in Bolivia

UyuniSaltFlats Photo by Gustavo Espíndola on Unsplash

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