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Science of Cooking with Chef Ian Knauer: SALT!

Join Chef Ian Knauer for an exploration of science fundamentals in the kitchen. In the spirit of McGee and Alt-Lopez, among many others, apply these principles for greater freedom and creativity in the kitchen!

Salt: In this class we will cover the science of using salt, including why and when to salt, and cookery that is salt based: Brining and preserving, Salt baking, salt roasting. BYO!

Topics Covered:
Salt baking
Salt curing - gravlax, miso cod
Lacto fermentation, sauerkraut or giardiniera
Salt Layering - Caesar Salad
Brining - Pork Chop
The Timing of Salting - night before and last minute
Salted water boiling - green beans

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