Salt cellars: a pinch of history

Before the salt shaker was invented, people served their salt in salt cellars. The word cellar is a corrupted spelling of the French saliére—a container for salt. It was the development of free-flowing salt in the early 1900s that made the shaker possible. Of course, free-flowing salt has one or more additives to keep it […]

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Organic egg dyes

organically dyed eggs

During springtime holidays, we like to dye our eggs pretty colors. Nothing says spring like a colorful egg! And of course we use organic egg dyes. These dyes are all food-based, so they won’t harm the egg inside. They might even add a little nutrition and flavor. Any kind of food that stains your clothes is a […]

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