One of the real joys of receiving gifts for me is really the thought that someone puts into the idea. It’s not so much even the STUFF, but that someone thought of me enough to buy a gift with my likes and dislikes in mind.
That being said, every so often I get something really freaking great. There was no asking, “What would you like? Is this OK?” .. just a jump out on a limb, and a purchase. Someone thinking they know me enough to get me a good gift, and then being totally right about it.
Mr. Freeman, talking about you. *tip of the hat*
Imagine my surprise when I opened up a box of finishing salts. Admittedly, I’d never messed with them at all. Didn’t really think I wanted to. I opened them up and thought, “ooh. a new toy!” .. I started to taste each one (6 in the set) in turn and realized that I know jack shit about salt. I figured with very few exceptions, salt is salt is salt. I like my kosher salt, and everything else go to hell.
I WAS WRONG.
Each of the salts had its own unique flavor.
Check out my article on how these salts can be utilized or get the highly abbreviated version below: