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Old 09-28-2013, 08:04 PM   #11
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Here's a link to what Morton's says about the uses for flour salt and the additives found in it:

Morton Salt | Flour Salt
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:20 AM   #12
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I'm not sure how a finer grain makes you use less salt.
I agree. That doesn't make any sense to me.
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I agree. That doesn't make any sense to me.
According to my guesses, confirmed on the Morton Salt site, finer salt has more surface area, so it tastes saltier.

This is only true for salt that hasn't fully dissolved. Once they are fully dissolved, which the finer salt does more quickly, there won't be any difference in taste.
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According to my guesses, confirmed on the Morton Salt site, finer salt has more surface area, so it tastes saltier.

This is only true for salt that hasn't fully dissolved. Once they are fully dissolved, which the finer salt does more quickly, there won't be any difference in taste.
Good guess.

Additives in Morton's Iodized Salt and in Morton's Flour Salt:

"There are four ingredients in Morton's Iodized Salt. They are salt, calcium silicate, dextrose and potassium iodide."

Ingredients in Morton Iodized Salt? - Ask.com
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Morton's Flour Salt

"Certifications
Flour Salt complies with Food Chemicals Codex tolerances and federal cGMP standards. It is annually certified as Kosher.

Additives
Flour Salt contains tricalcium phosphate and a trace of yellow prussiate of soda as free flowing, anticaking agents. Yellow prussiate of soda is an additive permitted for food use and tricalcium phosphate is an additive approved as GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe)."

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Since I make my flour salt from Morton's Iodized Salt, my homemade flour salt will have calcium silicate, dextrose and potassium iodide plus, of course salt.
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Old 09-29-2013, 01:29 PM   #15
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I do that for pop corn salt.
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