To preserve the flavor of your summer herbs or even a sale on bacon, check out this homemade flavored salt round-up. Herbs like basil, sage, rosemary and even celery and bacon can be made into a flavored salt so you can savor the flavors long after the garden is put to bed for winter. Make some for your own pantry or make them to give as gifts. They are easy to make and since you will be making them you will know there is no msg or other questionable additives in them. You make them with coarse sea salt or for a gorgeous color use pink Himalayan salt.
Once you have your salts made you can use them in a variety of ways. Sprinkle them on your popcorn, add them to soups or salads. Season meats and side dishes. My favortie use for the bacon salt is to sprinkle it on a baked potato with butter. They are good sprinkled on your pizza dough before adding the sauce and on bread hot from the oven. Mix some with olive oil and use it as a dipping oil for fresh bread. There are lots of ways to use your flavored salts and it is a great way to preserve your flavorful herbs for the time when they won’t be growing in the garden.
Fresh Basil Salt by…. http://www.carolynshomework.com/2014/08/the-dirt-preserving-your-bumper-crop-of.html
Bacon Salt by …. http://www.notquitenigella.com/2012/02/16/bacon-salt/
Celery Salt by….. http://www.101cookbooks.com/archives/homemade-celery-salt-recipe.html
Sage and Rosemary Salt by…. http://en.julskitchen.com/tuscany/tuscany-in-a-jar-salt-with-sage-and-rosemary
Red Wine, Rosemery Lemon and Sriracha Lime Salt by …. http://steelehousekitchen.com/homemade-flavored-salts