The Difference Between Kosher Salt & Kosher Salt Flakes?

Answer Kosher salt comes in two varieties: crystals and flakes. It's not unusual to be confused, and many cooks don't know what to do with the two different types. The term "kosher" can add to some of the... Read More »

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What is the difference between sea salt&kosher salt?

The defining characteristic of kosher salt is texture; as SaltWorks notes, kosher salt refers to a specifically shaped salt that has traditionally been used to prepare meat according to Jewish diet... Read More »

What's the difference between salt and kosher salt?

Kosher salt is flaked salt rather than granulated salt. It is much lighter by volume. As an example, a cup of Kosher salt weighs about half of what a cup of granulated (table or sea) salt. Thi... Read More »

How much Iodized salt should I use instead of Kosher salt for brining chicken breasts?

The same amount as it will make very little difference.If you are a bit concerned about the saltiness whichever you use you can use a little less. I tend to go by eyeDune

Will kosher salt work as a pickling salt in making sauerkraut?

Pickling salt is recommended for making sauerkraut because it does not contain iodine, which is found in regular table salt. The addition of iodine or other anti-caking agents may react negatively ... Read More »