Salt secrets

Join our food writers as we explore salt, the most basic and most important of seasonings

Salt
Photo: Leigh Beisch

LOTS MORE SHAKIN' ON SALT

  • How to tell a fleur de sel from a flake: using and buying gourmet salts
  • Follow Sunset's own Team Salt on our quest to find local salt. Get the story
  • At Cargill (which has a site on San Francisco Bay), take a tour and learn about salt's history, manufacturing, and many uses.
  • At Morton Salt (also with a site on SF Bay) learn the story of the umbrella girl, plus salt facts, history, and household tips.
  • The Salt Institute explores salt from a scientific and industry point of view.


Salt-Baked Striped Bass with Herb Lemon Chile Sauce


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