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Andrew Alden

All About Salt

By September 15, 2013

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salt domeYou're sitting around the dinner table; conversation is flagging. The people you must impress are peeking at their watches. Speak up:

"You know, salt is really interesting."

Is there Tabasco sauce at the table? It was invented at a Louisiana salt mine, on a salt dome called Avery Island. Offer to make margaritas, with Tabasco and a salt-rimmed glass.

Avery Island salt dome — US Geological Survey


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