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Old 09-07-2016, 06:02 PM   #31
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I use it on zucchini all the time. It's not just salt. All the fear of salt is totally unfounded propaganda anyway.
I'm glad to hear you like it.
It's just not for me.
After trying it I simply think I can make a salt/spice mix that suits my taste better at a lesser cost with spices I have on hand.

And no fear of salt here. Also no fear of MSG.
I'm of the eat what you like tribe.
I discount 99.9% of the what's "healthy" and what's "not healthy" debate. But try not to use anything to excess.
Fear of any foodstuff is not a good thing IMHO.
Dislike is a different matter altogether.

I'm with K-girl on salt. I tend to like my chow with less salt these days. When I do get something at a restaurant (Especially the fast food/chain type) I notice that it has more salt then I care for.

I also find the same with Lawry's other main ingredient sugar. Years ago I had a giant sweet tooth. Now a days, Not so much.



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Old 09-07-2016, 07:15 PM   #32
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Well, Stock Pot, I think what we all are talking about here has nothing to do with our health concerns, rather our personal taste preferences.

For our home, we simply do not care for overly salted foods. For that reason, we have stopped eating at several "chain" restaurants, WAY too salty, all of their food on the menu.
In addition, there are many "prepared" food items that we steer clear of, because of the taste of excessive salt.
We, my husband and I, just do not care for overly salted foods.
I'll add the caveat that you don't like what you consider overly salted. Those same products may be perfectly seasoned for some people and may not even be salty enough for others. I use a lot of salt in many things, but I'm usually conservative when cooking and then add more at the table, because I know that not everyone has my taste buds.

The flavors that I dislike are the bitter things, coffee being high on my list of things I can't stand - I don't even care for the smell. Add things like eggplant and over-hopped beer (IPA's are horrid) to that list as well. For whatever reason, I'm overly sensitive to bitter, and it sticks to the back of my tongue for a long time after food is gone.

When I watch a show like "Chopped!", I see that a surprising number of professionals and semi-professionals have bought into the "less salt is better" philosophy, and those cooks don't usually make it to the final round. They get dinged for serving the judges underseasoned food. It tells me that what may be good for some is definitely not good for all.
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Old 09-07-2016, 08:53 PM   #33
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I'll add the caveat that you don't like what you consider overly salted. Those same products may be perfectly seasoned for some people and may not even be salty enough for others. ... snipped ...

Indeed Rick, as I said, some folks do not care for salty (or bitter or sweet or spicy) foods, some do... it's all a personal preference.
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It is strange.. I never used to cook with salt, just the very bare minimum. But now I have become a salt freak. Olives, potato chips (but even there only the "lightly salted"), french fries. Although in restaurants I hate salty things - what a mixed bag of tastes I have! So bizarre!
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Old 09-07-2016, 11:48 PM   #35
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Lawry's Seasoned Salt

I'm a spice blend collector, both homemade and storebought. (For example, I make my own Emeril's Essence, though I cut back on the salt). Lawrey's has a place on my extremely cluttered spicy counter by the stove. I use garlic and onion powders. I don't like overly-salty, though I do like pickles, olives, and stuff.

Funny you hate IPA, RP! It's one of the very few beers I like!
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I'm eating very salty green olives now with a side of a liter of water...
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Fear of any foodstuff is not a good thing IMHO.
I'm afraid of Baloot.

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I'm afraid of Baloot.

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I will not be ordering that...
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I'm afraid of Baloot.
to each their own but I'm afraid that is one delicacy I just could not do.
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I'm afraid of Baloot.

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Baloot? I ain't afraid of no darned Baloot.



But I sure hope it never find it's way onto my plate.

My reaction would surely be.

Hmmmm..... Perhaps if you added enough Lawry's????





And this post also goes in the award winning category.

You and Rock will have to fight it out among the members for the placement of said awards.
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