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Old 05-22-2011, 06:00 PM   #11
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Check out salt roasting. Here is an article about it. Alton Brown did a Good Eats episode about it too if I'm not mistaken

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Old 05-22-2011, 06:08 PM   #12
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THanks for the suggestions guys!

Salting the sidewalks in the winter, I can see, and I have used it for that! Problem is I don't want to hold onto these boxes till next winter!

Anything not food related is great.. I am really not interested in "cooking with salt", but thanks everyone.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:30 PM   #13
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Use it in a crystal vase to hold a silk flower.

Wrap it with linen and place in a drawer to absorb moisture.

Use it to scrub dirty pots.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:33 PM   #14
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Give it to a food bank.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:45 PM   #15
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I use it to clean my CI pans.
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:20 PM   #16
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I use it to clean my CI pans.
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Old 05-22-2011, 10:06 PM   #17
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I use salt for cleaning in my kitchen. Works well as a mild abrasive on cutting boards and counter tops and in cleaning pots and pans.
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Old 05-22-2011, 10:35 PM   #18
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Looks like I'll be adding salt to the tough jobs during my spring cleaning bout :) Thanks everybody!
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Old 05-23-2011, 12:10 PM   #19
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How come you do not salt you food? Interesting. Salt is good for you. Well your body needs salt. Really wondering. Sorry no sugeastions on salt use. Well maybe teeth brushing, removes pluck(sp?).
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Old 05-23-2011, 02:49 PM   #20
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I watch my sodium intake very carefully Charlie, as it makes me retain water like crazy and the more I eat it, the more I crave it - ie. chips, dips, etc. that are not so good for you. We are used to no salt or low salt, fresh cooking and it suits our tastebuds just fine :) These days there is sodium in everything... my cooking survives without it :) I actually find that once you get used to not salting everything (I never did salt everything anyway) I taste the freshness of the ingredients more vividly, which I love. The only time I use salt to "cook" is to brine my salmon before smoking it.
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