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Preserving Food with Salt

How to use salt to preserve food
  1. Cured Meats: Salami's just the beginning

Cilantro (Coriander) Salt Recipe
Don't throw out the rest of that bunch of cilantro (coriander) you bought! This cilantro salt recipe beautifully preserves the flavor of the fresh herb.

Dry Salt-cured Olives
This is one of the simplest ways to cure olives. The result is identical to the full-flavored, slightly wrinkled "dry" black olives that you can buy. Use small, fully ripe olives for this recipe.

How to Make Salt Pork
How to make salt pork

How to Make Bacon at Home
How to make bacon at home.

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil
The best ways to preserve the bright color and flavor of fresh basil

Vegetable Soup Base (Verdurette)
You can preserve most fresh herbs and vegetables with this salt-based preservation method, and use it to create wonderful soups, sauces and dips.

Moroccan-style Preserved Lemons
How to make preserved lemons for Moroccan-style recipes

How to Make Salt Cod
Clear instructions for making salt cod, also called baccala.

Preserved Lemons - How to Make Salted Lemons
These salt preserved lemons are fantastic in Moroccan-style dishes such as tagines.

Salt Preserved Foods - Safety of Foods Preserved With Salt
What makes foods preserved in salt safe, and how much salt do you need to ensure safety?

Salting Anchovies The Ligurian Way
How to preserve anchovies in salt.

Rosemary Salt - The Perfect Way to Preserve Fresh Rosemary
A quick, simple recipe that preserves the flavor of rosemary much better than drying.

What Are Cornichons, and How to Make Them
What are cornichons cucumber pickles, and how do you make them?

Smoked Maple Bacon Recipe
How to make smoked maple bacon at home

Bacalao Recipe
How to make salt cod; bacalao; how to salt fish

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