Posts Tagged ‘sea salt’

Cucumber Bites

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Cucumber Bites

Cucumber Bites

Cucumber Bites with Cream Cheese and Dill

This is a crunchy, and fairly light quick little appetizer, snack or side dish. A soft goat cheese would also be excellent on these little cucumber bites. Dill, cucumber and cream cheese are a classic combination. Smoked paprika helps add a warm savory note and coarse sea salt enhances all of the combined flavors.
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Malt Vinegar Sea Salt

Monday, July 9th, 2012
Malt Vinegar Sea Salt

Malt Vinegar Sea Salt

Malt Vinegar Sea Salt

For Christmas I received a bottle of William-Sonoma’s Malt Vinegar Sea Salt. (more…)

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Finishing Salts

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
Finishing Salts

Finishing Salts

Review

Finishing Salts

You may have heard me mention finishing salts in previous posts.  Finishing salts are often coarser than normal table/baking salt and are high-end sea salts harvested from various places and seas in the world.  Salts from different places have different characteristics, since environmental factors play a big role in the mineral composition and final taste.  (more…)

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Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Bar – Caramel with Black Sea Salt

Monday, June 6th, 2011
Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Bar with Caramel and Sea Salt

Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Bar with Caramel and Sea Salt

Review Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Bar – Caramel with Black Sea Salt

Yesterday, during my weekly Trader Joe’s shopping trip, I found some new chocolate bars near the checkout that I had to try.  I know… the impulse buy sucked me in, but it was past lunchtime and I was starving.  Not the best time to be at the grocery store.  Waiting for my turn in the checkout line, two new chocolate bars were staring me in the face — Dark Chocolate Bar – Caramel with Black Sea Salt and Dark Chocolate Bar – Toffee with Walnuts and Pecans.  Into my cart they went.  (more…)

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