What is pickling salt?

Answer Home food preservation has experienced a resurgence in popularity in the last few years. There are many different ingredients and methods for preserving your own food. Pickling salt is one such ing... Read More »

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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 »

Is kosher salt&pickling salt the same thing?

Kosher salt and pickling salt are different, but in a pinch they can be used interchangeably. They are both free of iodine, but pickling salt is more dense than kosher salt. Kosher salt tends to co... Read More »

Can you use pickling salt to make homemade ice cream?

You usually need rock salt to make homemade ice cream because it helps ingredients freeze. Pickling salts, though, work as substitutes when rock salt is unavailable. You don't need as much picklin... Read More »

Is sea salt any different from table salt, or is it better for your health to eat sea salt than regular salt?

Sea salt is considered by some to be a healthier alternative to table salt, since it lacks artificial chemicals used in processing. Despite the iodine content of seawater, however, sea salt typical... Read More »