Judicious use of various types of salt in recipes can produce big flavor results in a number of surprising ways.
November 24, 2009
1 of 8Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Grains of Salt
For thousands of years, salt has been prized for its preservative and flavor-enhancing qualities. Dare to go beyond a quick sprinkle of table salt over dinner with these creative uses for an ancient seasoning.
2 of 8Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Salt-Crusted Herbed Cornish Hen
Salt-Crusted Herbed Cornish Hen Recipe The secret to this moist and tender bird is rubbing it with a kosher salt and water mixture that forms a hard crust during baking and is chipped off before serving.