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Old 08-29-2014, 02:09 PM   #1
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Question Pepper/Salt Mill?

Hello Everyone. Quick question for you all. I am looking to purchase a Salt / Pepper mill.

I currently have a pepper magnum. While its a fine pepper grinder it does have few flaws. The first being its ugly at sin. I don't mind if most cases but when we are entertaining it would be nice to have a nice looking pepper grinder. It also doesn't grind as fine as i would like. Its also a little tricky to refill. Set adjustments would also be a nice touch rather than twisting a little tighter/looser by trial & error to get the grind you want

I don't have a salt grinder. I use kosher salt in a generic spice bottle i used that look really bad. A nice matching set would be nice

I'm looking at purchasing maybe a Peugeot Chateauneuf set in wild cherry.

So where are my questions:

1. I don't recall seeing grinder salt (to be honest i'm not sure the exact salt to buy). Is it easy to find or is it something you will most likely have to special order off the internet?

2. Can you give me an idea of what type of salt will work?

thanks...

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Old 08-29-2014, 02:18 PM   #2
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Try here: Amazon.com: salt for salt grinder
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Old 08-29-2014, 02:25 PM   #3
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Most I see are labeled "for grinders" or something similar, like
"extra course." If local sources fail, Amazon has them in white grey, pink/red, and dirty sea salt color.
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Old 08-29-2014, 03:01 PM   #4
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Isn't most kosher salt coarse enough to be ground?
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Old 08-29-2014, 03:51 PM   #5
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Probably if you set the grind to fine.
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Old 08-29-2014, 04:05 PM   #6
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I found some very coarse sea salt in a kitchen shop, and would use it in a grinder. When I ran out of the coarse salt, I refilled the salt grinder with finer salt. And found it all went through the grinder and onto my counter

Salt doesn't need to be ground to be "fresh", now I just use it from the container it came in. I have a collection of little antique salt dishes, I can use those if we entertain.
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In Denmark you often see individual salt cellars for coarse salt.

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Old 08-29-2014, 06:39 PM   #8
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In Denmark you often see individual salt cellars for coarse salt.

Those are really cool!
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:35 PM   #9
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I bought a set of individual salt cellars a few years back. They're very colorful and a nice conversation piece at dinner parties.

This is the set that I have.

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