salt

food-wtf

We Asked People Why They Lick Their Himalayan Salt Lamps

"I just had to get that salty pink ambrosia."
Bettina Makalintal
6.21.19
tech-science

Mysterious Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Robots and Seals

Seals with antennas on their heads helped shed light on the formation of a sea ice hole the size of South Carolina.
Becky Ferreira
6.10.19
Wellness Lies

Pink Himalayan Salt Is a Waste of Money

Sure it looks nice, but claims that it’s cleaner and more nutritious than regular salt are dubious at best.
AC Shilton
1.17.19
Dirty Work

Season Your Salt To Make Everything Better, from Roast Chicken to Bread and Butter

Jacobsen Salt Co.’s Ben Jacobsen plucked herbs straight from the MUNCHIES garden to make this easy-but-fancy salt.
Bettina Makalintal
11.1.18
Motherboard

You’re Literally Sprinkling Plastic On Your Food

A study published this week in ‘Environmental Science & Technology’ sampled salt brands from across the globe and found 92 percent contained microplastics.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.18
mountain goats

A National Park Is Airlifting Hundreds of Mountain Goats That Have Gone Crazy for Human Pee

Mountain goats in Olympic National Park are obsessed with human urine and are now a public nuisance.
Sarah Emerson
9.27.18
spending

Don’t Buy This: Stop Wasting Money on Fancy Body Scrubs

When you're trying to relax, the high price of store-bought body scrubs can make you even more stressed. Here's how to DIY some delicious ones at home using simple household ingredients like brown sugar, salt, and oatmeal.
Gina Ragusa
8.27.18
Munchies

Wife Salts Movie Popcorn, Husband Promptly Ends Marriage

Totally reasonable response.
Ian Burke
6.14.18
Make this

The Best Way to Cook a Whole Damn Fish

You're going to feel like such a boss when you bust out a silver tray with a big, beautiful, salt-crusted bass.
Munchies Staff
3.19.18
Recipe

Birria de Cordero

Falling-off-the-bone lamb is stewed in a mixture of dried red chilies and Mexican spices. The final result is especially rewarding when eaten with a pile of tender corn tortillas and a cold, dark beer.
Paola Briseño González
3.12.18
Restaurant Confessionals

As a Chef, I Wish Yelp Didn't Exist

A chef and restaurateur shares why reading online reviews is a maddening experience for many food industry professionals. Just remember, fine dining isn't a fucking community swimming pool.
Anonymous
2.26.18
Recipe

Paella Valenciana

This Spanish paella is packed with flavor, from tender chicken and saffron to mussels, clams, and chorizo. What are you doing–get up and make it already.
Jamie Bissonnette
2.25.18
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