This salt is much better than any other brand Iâ€™ve tried. It is delicious on many things - I especially like making a little ramekin of butter and sprinkle the hickory salt on top, very tasty on warm bread.
Everything that came shipped in the same box with it now reeks of campfire. I had to banish it from the kitchen because the odor was so strong even after I transferred it to a jar with a lid. But..if you want some smoke flavoring...just be careful how much you add.
This is an improvement on the hickory smoked salt I bought here last year. That stuff was stuck together like a rock and customer service simply said to beat it with a hammer. They finally offered to send a replacement but that was worse than the original and was not even blended properly. By comparison, this product is useable and has a nice taste.
When I cook any kind of beans, instead of seasoning them with processed meats, such as salt pork or smoked sausage, I get the taste I'm after by using the smoked sea salts and smoked paprika i get from y'all. I'm able to cut way back on the calories and satisfy the vegetarian eaters in my family with this easy switch. I also use a light sprinkle of the smoked sea salt on my baked cranberry crisp during this holiday time to cut the sweetness and add a spike of taste to a beloved dish.
I have been happy with every purchase I have made here except this one was a little off. I ordered hickory smoked sea salt and two of the bags were so course that they have to be put into a grinder to use. I really don't mind using the grinder but it is not what I ordered. Besides that as always everything tasted great and will last me for a long time.
I make my own lox and I have found the best mixture is one part hickory smoked sea salt, two parts pink Haawain salt, one part granulated brown sugar and a solid sprinkle of dill. Pack FRESH skinless salmon in a thick crust, wrap tightly in plastic wrap and place in a pie plate. Add another plate on top and weight it down. After two days rinse and enjoy!