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Nearly every recipe in your favorite cookbook is bound to include at least a pinch of salt. And with all the different types available at the grocery store, you might be wondering which kind of salt you’re supposed to be using in which recipes. After all, it isn’t often specified within a recipe’s ingredients list—or the recipe might call for a particular type of salt that you don’t have on hand. Is it all the same? Does one type of salt vary that much in flavor or function from another? Watch the video above to find out.
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