How to Swap Morton Kosher Salt for Diamond Crystal, and Vice Versa

We ’ve been talking a lot about the different kinds of salts that we use in our cooking, and wanted to touch on one rather thorny topping: swapping Morton Kosher Salt for Diamond Crystal and vice versa. Both of these brands of kosher salt are commonly found and used in our kitchens. They taste and function […]

Why Use Freshly Ground Pepper?

Is freshly-ground black pepper really best? Should you ditch the pre-ground stuff? Let ’s discuss! The Case for Freshly Ground Pepper The “pepperiness” of pepper comes from the compound piperine, which is a stimulant. Sure, pepper packs heat, but when it ’s freshly ground, it ’s also fruity and bright, and its interplay with different […]