Depending on the weight of the kosher salt you are using, you can generally substitute it at one cup plus two tablespoons for one cup of pickling salt, also known as canning salt. Kosher and pickling salts have no additives like iodine or anti-clumping agents, and they are a purer form of salt.
When adding kosher or pickling salt, their lack of additives keep the liquid from clouding and the foods from becoming darker. While either kosher or pickling salt can be used as a substitute for table salt, the reverse does not work. Table salt is not made in accordance to Jewish dietary laws, and its additives could affect fermentation.Learn More
Ajinomoto salt is also known as monosodium glutamate, commonly referred to as MSG, and it is a type of sodium salt that has been linked to various adverse reactions. This type of salt is commonly used in Chinese food dishes and numerous other applications, like barbecue sauces and various frozen and canned foods.Full Answer >
Homemade dishwasher detergent is made by mixing one cup of washing soda, one cup of borax, one-half cup of kosher salt and one-half cup of citric acid. One tablespoon of the mixture should be used in each load of dishes, making sure to store the rest in a tightly closed container between uses. Distilled white vinegar can also be used in the rinse dispenser to improve cleaning.Full Answer >
Salt usually slows or stops the growth of bacteria and sometimes kills existing bacteria. Some strains of bacteria, such as Staphylococcus, have evolved to survive in salty environments.Full Answer >
Dill, basil, marjoram, fennel seed, anise seed and angelica are all considered substitutes for tarragon. Frozen tarragon is a great substitute for fresh tarragon, and although dried tarragon will do in a pinch, it is not as flavorful.Full Answer >