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Crispy Salted Butterscotch Cookies

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Crispy Salted Butterscotch Cookies
These Crispy Salted Butterscotch Cookies are about to enter my regular cookie rotation. Not only are they easy to make, but they’re absolutely delicious because they have an addictive salty-sweet quality that I can’t get enough of. The cookies may look like an ordinary oatmeal cookie at first glance, but they actually have …

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Dessert Salts for Finishing Your Baked Goods

Dessert Salts for Finishing Your Baked Goods
Salt is an important ingredient in cooking and baking. It sets off other flavors and makes both savory and sweet foods seem more delicious. In cooking, salt is often used to finish a dish just before serving. In baking, salt is typically incorporated into a recipe before it goes into the oven and …

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Thin & Crispy Salted Oatmeal Cookies

Thin & Crispy Salted Oatmeal Cookies
There are times when you want a thick, chewy cookie that you can really sink your teeth into. There are also times when you want a thin, crispy cookie that seems to almost melt in your mouth as you bite into it. Both types of cookies are delicious, it just depends on what …

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Does salt make watermelon sweeter?

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Watermelon with pink salt
The first time that I had a slice of watermelon with salt on it, I was skeptical. At the time, an acquaintance of mine insisted that it would make the watermelon sweeter, better. I gave it a try and I was an instant convert to salting my melon. I’ll eat watermelon (and other …

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Salty Sweets

Salty Sweets: Delectable Desserts and Tempting Treats with a Sublime Kiss of Salt Pairing sweet and salty has only become a bigger trend over the past few years, and what was once a concept that you only saw in a small handful of products at just a few shops, is now something you see in products. Salted caramels and cookies with a sprinkle of salt are a …

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Salted Butterscotch Pecan Cookies

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Salted Butterscotch Pecan Cookies
Butterscotch is a great flavor and consists primarily of brown sugar and butter. As one of the primary flavor components is sugar, butterscotch can be fairly sweet on its own. This makes it a great candidate for salting – by which I mean adding a few extra pinches of salt to a recipe …

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What is coarse salt?

Maldon sea salt
There are lots of recipes that call for coarse salt these days. Coarse salt refers to sea salt or kosher salt, salt that has a much larger grain to it than common table salt – hence the name “coarse” salt. The reason that coarse salt is so popular is not that it is …

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Potato Chip Cookies

Potato Chip Cookies

My day to day lunches when I was in school were varied. There was always a sandwich (pb&j, chicken, turkey, etc.), some kind of juice or fruit and usually something salty, like pretzels or chips. The best days were inevitably the days I got all of my favorites: sandwich, apple, chips and …

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