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Amazing and unique flavored Sea Salt that improves every taste experience. Imagine peach salt on pork, whiskey maple salt on steak...
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Happy 4th Of July

While preparing for today's celebrations with family and friends Barry and I reflected on this day of independence. We would like to send out a huge "Thank You" to our backers and to the Kickstarter platform. Kickstarter is a platform for many of us to turn our passions and skills into a small business that paves the way to financial independence.

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Added Reward For Backers - Thank you for your support of our project !

We found this great little tin for you to take your favorite salt with you. We will include this cute little tine filled with your choice of salt to each $10.00 and above backer as our "Thank You" for your support. Enjoy!
We found this great little tin for you to take your favorite salt with you. We will include this cute little tine filled with your choice of salt to each $10.00 and above backer as our "Thank You" for your support. Enjoy!


The Idea:

Flavors that I love + Salt = Shake It Up!

Several years ago I started playing with the idea of adding some homemade flavored salts to my kitchen. At first I played it pretty safe with the flavor. I made roasted garlic and lemon. They were pretty good and I started to take them as small little gifts with me to BBQ's, picnics, dinner parties, and get together's with family and friends. People loved them, but I realized most people had those flavors in their kitchens already.

So... my idea...find out what is being served at these get togethers and try to come up with flavors of salt that will enhance the tasting experience. My very first idea was Peach salt. The idea of this on pork made me smile :) This is also where I started the double flavoring process. When I first flavored for peach salt it was so subtle, I couldn't really taste the peach in it. So, I flavored it again and dried it...again. To my surprise, the salt was exactly what I was hoping for. The peach flavor profile was perfect.

I know that making flavored salt sounds easy. And in some respects it is. However, finding a way to capture the right amount of flavoring took some time and effort . Also, different drying methods produced different results.

But the one thing I learned early on... only the freshest ingredients worked best. No extracts or preservatives. Only the freshest fruits. We pick the lemons and peaches from our own trees. And to be honest, only the best whiskey and tequila produce the best results.

I would now like to purchase a professional grade dehydrator to be able to create these salts using less energy. I would also be able to dry more batches at once which will enable me be more productive.


Artisan Flavors:

Fresh Lemon
Fresh Lemon

Fresh Lemon creates a delicious lemon salt that tastes great on fish and chicken. This is one of my families favorites. My husband reaches for this salt before all others. Very aromatic and fresh.

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Fresh Peach
Fresh Peach

This is my personal favorite. Smells delicious, tastes even better on my favorite pork recipes. Sprinkled on a pulled pork sandwich...To Die For!

Dinner... 6/26/13... Pulled Pork with Peach Salt... yum!
Dinner... 6/26/13... Pulled Pork with Peach Salt... yum!
Peach Salt in Grinder, then ground once, then ground again...Finished Salt
Peach Salt in Grinder, then ground once, then ground again...Finished Salt

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Whiskey Maple
Whiskey Maple

Okay... This one was first created by us for use on our favorite steaks that we barbeque. Oh my... It adds a subtle, yet elegant flavor that does not overwhelm in any way. I have actually seen my friends and family members rub their fingers on their plates and lick off this amazing salt! Early on, this was the first time I tried double flavoring the salt. One flavor at a time and the results were amazing. We then tried this process with all the salts and all I can say is WOW!


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Tequila Lime
Tequila Lime

On chips, pork, fish, margarita glasses, and any thing else you can think of, this salt is yummy. I really do use my favorite tequila in this salt, La Familia, to give this salt a smooth, fresh taste. Love it!

Finished Tequila Lime Salt :)
Finished Tequila Lime Salt :)


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Pineapple Mango
Pineapple Mango

We live in Arizona and in the summer every meal is made on the barbeque. We particularly like to grill fish and chicken, thus this salt was created. Always adds a great summer taste and flavor to foods.


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The Process:

Start with Pure Mediterranean Sea Salt produced from Sea Brine:

Pure Sea Salt
Pure Sea Salt

Add Natural Flavors... Our digital recipes will walk you through each different flavor. Some, like the tequila lime, are as simple as adding the tequila and squeezing the lime, drying, flavoring again, drying, and then grinding. Others, like the peach, are a bit more complicated. I puree the peaches to add the flavor to the salt. To puree fresh peaches is not hard, it just takes a little more effort. Please watch our short video below to see the process. Enjoy!

Add Flavor... This is the fun part!
Add Flavor... This is the fun part!

Dry...

This is where the new Commercial Dehydrater will increase production
This is where the new Commercial Dehydrater will increase production

Add Natural Flavors Again...

Fresh... Yum :)
Fresh... Yum :)

Dry... Again...

Grind...

Grinding Peach Salt. This is where the Commercial Salt Mill Will Help :)
Grinding Peach Salt. This is where the Commercial Salt Mill Will Help :)

Put In Jars...

Give... Or Keep and Eat...

Smile :)

Each of our flavored table salts are made one batch at a time. We double flavor and double dry before we grind to just the right consistency to ensure amazing taste every time!


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Why Are These Salts Better?

  • We make every batch by hand
  • Each batch is taste tested to ensure perfection
  • Each batch of salt is double dryed and double flavored
  • Only fresh ingredients are used
  • No artificial flavors or ingredients
  • Just right texture. Not too coarse, not too fine

Bonus :)

Every jar that houses our salt is hand painted with chalkboard paint so that you can re-use  and re-name this adorable little jar over and over again!

6/8/2013 Update -

Thank you all so much. We are so excited about the response to our project. Okay... There could be a new flavor after this weekend. I am playing with my favorite liqueur, Limoncello, and salt. Yes, believe it! If I can capture the sweet lemon flavor with the salt I can just imagine the flavor. Okay.. off to the salt mill. Keep checking back for updates.


6/10/13 Update -

The Limoncello was a success! I first I was worried as the original salt was a little sweet. I then added some lemon zest and it balanced out the salt just right. I am very excited about this flavor. Check back for pictures soon.

Stretch Goal - Made It! Professional Mill On The Way :)

  • $3000.00 will give us enough funding to purchase a professional salt mill. This will help us to create our salts at a more efficient rate.

Risks and challenges

Because we taste test every batch that we make, the process can be time consuming. There is the risk that we may have so many orders to fill that it might take a few extra weeks to fulfill all rewards. The purchase of the professional grade dehydrator should ensure that this risk should have no merit.

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    Thank you for your support. You will receive a
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    We appreciate you so much. You will receive your very own sample jar of salt in your choice of one of peach, whiskey maple, tequila lime, lemon, or mango pineapple. You will also receive a digital copy of our top three salt recipes.

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    You love salt as much as we do! You will receive your very own 3 jar sampler with your choice of peach, whiskey maple, tequila lime, lemon, or mango pineapple. You will also receive a digital copy of our top three salt recipes with suggested food pairings.

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    One of our great backers suggested this reward and price point. We would love to send you all of the above, plus we will add a sample jar of your choice of one of the new flavors we create with our $100.00 supporters. Watch for updates on flavors!

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    Oh My... Thank you seems insufficient. We appreciate your support so much. You will receive all five salts. Yum! You will also receive the digital copy of our top three salt recipes along with suggested food pairings.

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    We have added this option for our Canadian and International backers. We have been asked to ship internationally and we are happy to do so. We will reward you with everything in the $35.00 reward level and will ship free to you. A big thank you for your interest. We will do everything we can to ensure you enjoy your salts. Thank you :)

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    Okay...you are as addicted to great food as we are. This reward gives you all five salts and we will send a gift box with all five salts to one of your friends, co-workers, or family members, just let us know who. That's not all, you will help us to create our next great flavor combination. This new salt will say "designed with the help of (your name here)" on the label. This could be fun!

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