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Nordic Food Lab

Meat Curing

What It Is And How It Works
Friday, December 16, 2016, 8:02 PM

An introduction to the concepts and techniques of curing meat with salts.  Also a few recipes to give you some historical inspiration.

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10 Uses for Salt You May Have Never Thought About

Reasons to keep a good supply on hand
Friday, February 21, 2014, 1:06 PM

Salt is one of the most amazing substances in nature. It can be used for many purposes including food preservation, cleaning, cooking, and much more!

Part of being prepared is knowing how to use the supplies that you have – and that includes salt!  Below, I have listed 10 things that you probably didn’t know that you could do with salt and hopefully these will inspire you to stock up on salt and incorporate its many uses into your daily life for simple / non-toxic solutions. » Read more

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Daily Digest 5/17 - Why Gold Won't Stay Down, The Beneficial Bacteria In Our Guts

Friday, May 17, 2013, 10:00 AM
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  • The Great Salt Debate: So Bad?
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27 More Reasons To Stock Salt

Reasons to stock up on salt
Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 4:45 PM

A bunch of great ideas and ways to use salt.  Time to stock up!

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Foraging Sea Salt

A how-to article on gathering and making sea salt
Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 2:28 PM

Learn about how to gather and make this essential cooking ingredient and possible barter item. Be mindful of where you get your sea water from.