Lessons > How to Season w/ Salt

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Lesson Overview

Any chef or confident cook will tell you that knowing how to season with salt is as crucial as any other technique you will learn. You may have already mastered many cooking techniques, but if your food isn’t seasoned properly with salt, it won’t matter – the flavors will be bland and unappealing…

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • identify different types of salt
  • describe how salt affects food as you cook
  • understand how to salt food
  • understand when to salt food during cooking

Course Syllabus

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1. Introduction: How to Season with Salt
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment
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3. Types of Salt
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4. How Salt Affects Food
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5. How to Salt Food
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6. When to Salt Food
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7. Lesson Practice Recipes
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8. Lesson Quiz
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Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

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What People Are Saying

Default profile "Loved It. I use these lessons on using salt everyday now." ★★★★★
Default profile "salt is awesome" ★★★★★
Default profile "Great information. Very helpful fundamental." ★★★★★
Default profile "Who knew salt was so important! I bought all 3 types but I think I’ll tr6 a few more to see how they taste on food too. Loved to lesson, made me want to try a few more of the sea salts." ★★★★★
Default profile "I don't like 'salty' food. Seasoning as you go making your own components / meals works much better. My fingers have this down to a fine art, now." ★★★★★
Default profile "I knew little about seasoning with salt but in the end I passed with a 92." ★★★★★
Default profile "learned things I did not know, especially measuring using my fingers and to taste food all along the cooking process" ★★★★★
Default profile "I have a better understanding of salt and the mistakes I have made when seasoning food. I am sure I will season food much better now and it can be an enjoyable experience." ★★★★★
Default profile "This lesson was very helpful and enlightened me on how much salt I normally use, I have changed my ways and the food taste great!" ★★★★★
Default profile "This mini course was very helpful to me which I uses salt very frequently; I have found out that I've been salting the wrong way all this time. Now I know what kind of salt to use and when to salt foods. With this course, you can't go wrong salting now." ★★★★★
Default profile "It was great my high students are really doing well with your program." ★★★★★
Default profile "i want to rip my eyes out"
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15 Videos | 8 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Season with Salt
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: Types of Salt
Task 4: How Salt Affects Food
Task 5: How to Salt Food
Task 6: When to Salt Food
Task 7: Lesson Practice Recipes
Task 8: Lesson Quiz

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