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KC hounds--kosher salt

amyzan Dec 16, 2007 07:04 AM

Where do you all find kosher salt other than Morton brand? It seems to be the only brand I see in the markets. I'm looking to find Diamond or another brand. Anyone?

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  1. stellamystar RE: amyzan Dec 16, 2007 03:41 PM

    World Market may have some.

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      amyzan RE: stellamystar Dec 16, 2007 04:08 PM

      Phooey, I was just there last week and didn't think to look. Thanks, I'll call.

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        zataar RE: amyzan Dec 16, 2007 04:57 PM

        Penzey's has Diamond kosher salt. That's my favorite brand. I've never seen it at World Market. Bella Napoli used to carry it. Diamond is much better than Morton's IMO.

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          amyzan RE: zataar Dec 19, 2007 01:09 PM

          Thanks zataar! I bought a three pound box for $2.29 at Penzey's in OP today.

          1. re: amyzan
            sambamaster RE: amyzan Dec 20, 2007 09:21 AM

            Diamond is my preferred brand. I think Super Target carries it, but in one pound canisters.
            Please remember that Diamond's crystal structure (grain?) is different than Morton's, less dense, and that you will likely need to use a bit more than you are used to...can't remember the exact differential, but if baking or if you need an exact amount, weigh it, or compensate somehow...just a little tip

            1. re: sambamaster
              amyzan RE: sambamaster Dec 20, 2007 02:29 PM

              I have and use a digital scale for cooking and baking. Thanks for the heads up!

    2. NancyH RE: amyzan Dec 24, 2007 07:19 AM

      We've had the same problem in the Cleveland area. Morton salt has an anticaking chemical in it; Diamond Crystal doesn't have any chemicals.

      You should try a local Kosher butcher or kosher food purveyor for Diamond Crystal (that's where I finally found mine); also, Gordon's Food Service carries it.

      1. Danimal RE: amyzan Dec 25, 2007 01:10 AM

        how is this kosher salt post still dragging on? do you have it figured out yet? there is kosher salt in lafayette, indiana, its the kroger store brand, if you feel like commuting.

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          amyzan RE: Danimal Dec 25, 2007 04:08 PM

          If you read above, you would see I bought it on the 19th, where zataar recommended.

          Did Santa leave you coal in your stocking, Danimal?

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          grouper RE: amyzan Dec 25, 2007 06:02 AM

          They sell David's brand at Nino Salvaggio's.

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            tiomano RE: amyzan Dec 30, 2007 03:07 PM

            I have bought David's at Dean and Deluca.

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              amyzan RE: tiomano Dec 31, 2007 04:28 PM

              Good to know, thanks!

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