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Gourmet Salt Giveaway from SaltWorks, Inc

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Rosemary and Smoked Salt Roasted Almonds

When it comes to salt, there’s so much more to explore than plain old iodized. Even beyond kosher and sea salt, there is an entire world of specialty and gourmet salts out there. A unique salt can add the perfect finishing touch to any dish, sweet OR savory. A good, quality salt is more than just sodium, it adds flavor and punch and intensity. With high quality gourmet sea salts like those carried by SaltWorks®, Inc, you get MORE flavor by ultimately using LESS salt.

Like yesterday’s Rosemary and Smoked Salt Roasted Almonds, a gourmet salt can take a dish to delicious new heights. Whether it is a flurry of Himalayan pink salt finishing off your next salad, or a touch of savory smoked salt on your next batch of popcorn. Or hey, sprinkle a bit of flake sea salt on the top of your next batch of chocolate chip cookies (you’ll thank me later).

Salt Lovers Giveaway from SaltWorks, Inc

That’s why I’m so excited for today’s giveaway. Not only will you get the Wildfire® smoked salt blend I used in yesterday’s recipe (along with it’s two smokey companions – a $39.95 value), you’ll also receive the Artisan Bamboo Salt Sampler with 24 gourmet salt flavors in a gorgeous bamboo presentation box. This set alone is valued at $124.95. From black salt to pink salt, fine salt to coarse salt, smoked salt to mountain spring salt, this set has it all. Way more than a grain of salt, I’ll say that much!

Click through to enter to win this amazing salt lover’s gift set!

Giveaway is now closed. Thanks for entering!

Congratulations to Kari, comment #276, who was randomly selected as the winner of this giveaway!

The fine print: No purchase necessary. Giveaway open to US residents only. Void where prohibited. Winner will have 48 hours to respond otherwise an alternate winner will be chosen. Bonus entry requirements will be verified if selected as the winner, otherwise an alternate winner will be chosen. Giveaway sponsored by SaltWorks®, Inc. As always, all opinions written are purely my own.

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  1. I haven’t tried many salts, but I’d love to!

  2. My favorite specialty salt is rosemary-infused sea salt that you can make with a recipe from the book Food in Jars. It is great on pasts, with oil as a bread dipping sauce, and in soups.

  3. I follow on Pinterest!


  4. I tweeted!


  5. I am a huge fan of regular smoked salt … but that smoked habanero salt is making me dream of all kinds of fun things to use it with!

  6. Pinterest follower – kandice williams

  7. Already a subscriber

  8. Overwhelming variety – it’s so amazing. I’d love to try one of the smoked Wildfire salts for an outstanding grilled steak. I’m drooling already ;)

  9. Following you and saltworks on pinterest.

  10. Following you & saltworks on twitter and tweeted.

  11. I subscribed to your blog!

  12. Hi!  I found you through your husband’s fantastic sewing blog.  I’m a little embarrassed to say I’ve only ever used Lawry’s Garlic Salt in addition to plain old salt.  But, I am certainly open to the possibilities of these amazing salts!  Thanks for a generous giveaway–fingers crossed!

  13. We had some sea salt a friend brought back from a trip to Guatemala. It was beautiful and fluffy and delicious and looked so petty on top of things. Truffles were my favorite.

  14. The Hellfire looks amazing – we love spicy dishes with some serious heat!

  15. I like fleur de sel in baked goods. Gotta love salty/sweet!

  16. I followed on Pinterest and my Pinterest name is Jenifer Reese.

  17. Twitter name – @reeseycup77
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  18. I already subscribe!

  19. I love pink himalayan salt. That is really the only specialty salt I have tried. I love it on seafood.

  20. I am a Pinterest follower of both now -wendynowell is my Pinterest name!

  21. I am already subscribed by email!

  22. Favorite salt depends on what we are cooking!  But the Persian Blue is one of our go to choices!

  23. Following both on Pinterest!

  24. Honestly no favorite as of yet – but would love to try these!

  25. I think vanilla salt may be the only specialty salt I’ve tried (on truffles). It was certainly tasty, and I’d love to try other options!

  26. I have always wanted to try the Himilayan pink salt

  27. My twitter and pinterest usernames are both klomp123

  28. Truffle salt. Gosh, truffle salt is the best.

  29. I haven’t tried any specialty salts yet, but I’d love to use the Kala Namak in Indian food :)

  30. I follow both on Pinterest. (Michelle Tuller)

  31. I tweeted. @DrQuinnFan

  32. I’m an email subscriber. 

  33. I’ve never tried any specialty salts before, but I’d love to give them a try!  The smoky ones sound great for grilling!

  34. I am brand new to the world of gourmet salts… but I would love to try the smoke salt to amp up the flavor of meat!

  35. I’d like to try out some of the spicy or smoky salts on the grill.  It would also be interesting to try some salts out in baked goodds

  36. I think the Applewood Smoked Sea Salt sounds delicious! I love to try it with a savory desert or a yummy potato dish! 

  37. I’ve only tried the pink Himalayan, truffle, lavender, and the vanilla sea salts but I’d love try try them all! I use them in recipes in place of table salt, on popcorn and really on just about anything. I’ve followed you on Feedly for awhile now

  38. Truffle salt sprinkled over extra virgin olive oil 

  39. I tweeted:

  40. I haven’t tried gourmet salts, but I bet they would be awesome as a simple seasoning on roasted veggies or popcorn.

  41. Already subscribed!

  42. I love using different salts to finish steaks right as they come off the grill! I add salt and herbs to season the cutting board then slice. Delicious!
    The salt enhances the flavor amazingly!

  43. I get e-mail up dates.Follow on Pinterst 

  44. We lovd our himilayin salt block. Also just tried vanilla sea salt today yummy!

  45. I follow both on Pinterest.

  46. I mostly only use table salt or sea salt but I’m willing to try new ones! ;)

  47. My favorite is the wildfire smoked sea salt and I would love to sprinkle some of that on a ribeye and salmon when it’s on the grill YUMMY!

  48. The apple wood smoked salt sounds amazing. 

  49. Love the Himalayan salt.  I use it on everything!

  50. I love black truffle salt. So good on so many things, especially French fries.

  51. I’m still learning about food and cooking, and would relish (pun intended) the opportunity to try a bunch of different salts.  It’s only recently that my cooking has evolved from basic table salt to sea salt.  Experimenting with different salts is proving to be more difficult than I thought.  (I recently tried to find Maldon salt in a couple of grocery stores in my town, but no luck.)  I can’t wait to experiment with everything I can find!  

  52. I haven’t tried many, so I can’t choose a favorite yet. I like Fleur de Sel and Himalayan Pink Sea Salt. 

  53. I use a very chunky Hawaiian sea salt on top of chocolate chip cookies – fantastic!

  54. i haven’t really gotten the opportunity to use gourmet salts :( maybe this is my chance!

  55. i’m subscribed to loveandoliveoil!

  56. I subscribe to Love & Olive Oil.

  57. That would be a hard choice. I’ve never tried flavored salts.

  58. I was recently introduced to vanilla bean sea salt – recipe from Joy the Baker.  It’s wonderful for lightly salted sprinkles on cupcakes, cookies, etc.

  59. Not sure if I have a favorite, but I saw an espresso sea salt that I’d like to try on brownies…

  60. Would love to try them all :-)

  61. I have not stepped out of my salt comfort zone yet  – so plain sea salt makes me happy until I can try some new flavored ones.

  62. I don’t have a favorite but I would love to try some new ones!

  63. We have a local Martha’s Vineyard sea salt that I love over brownies! 

  64. My mom is a salt fiend. I haven’t yet tried these salts, but I would love to use it to make popcorn with my mother at Christmastime.

  65. We love truffle salt and sprinkle it on meat, vegetables, focaccia – it’s just yummy!

  66. Also followed you on Pinterest (, already follow you on twitter (@small_eats) and just subscribed to your email newsletters!

  67. I love smoked sea salt. It’s amazing on fresh heirloom tomatoes…

  68. I would love to sprinkle some pink Himalayan salt  on double chocolate chip cookies!

  69. And I subscribe to you Emil list!!!  Love all that you do!

  70. Facebook ID is Jeanette West and I follow you there too!

  71. I follow on pinterest

  72. I would really like to try the smoked salt in the almond recipe from yesterdday

  73. I love any sea salt and love sprinkling on oatmeal cookies.

  74. I love salts. Try and find them where ever to travel to. My favorite ghost pepper salt

  75. Already subscribe

  76. Already follow on Twitter…I’m @klanky

  77. Already subscribed to you

  78. Probably a smokey or truffley kind

  79. Salt on slow roasted tomatoes … Yum salt … Any flavor 

  80. I get email updates

  81. I like fluer de sel and I put it on caramels, chocolates, and baked goods.

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  84. I really need to win this as my favorite “fancy” salt is kosher….  Oh my.

  85.  I’ve only tried a couple specialty sales and I really like them.  This is a neat giveaway.  Not sure what I would make.

  86. My favorite specialty salt is a roasted ancho chile himilayan salt, I use it on my salted caramel peanut butter chocolate cupackes. The combo of flavors (caramel, peanut butter, chocolate, and chiles! Come on!) is amazing!

  87. I haven’t used them yet but am so excited to try! Thanks!

  88. karengdel follows you both on Pinterest

  89. @KDFF follows you both on twitter and tweeted at

  90. I subscribe to your newsletter

  91. Favorite right now is Himalayan Pink salt, but I would love to try truffle salt

  92. Excited to follow both on Pinterest.  Kari Mertz

  93. I follow on twitter and tweeted! 

  94. I do not know enough about the different kinds to specify but I have a recipe for Salted Caramel brownies that I know would be wonderful.

  95. White Truffle Salt on sweet potato fries (current addiction) 

  96. Tweeted @karimertz

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