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Salt Storage Containers

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Salt containers placed near the stove make it easy to season a steak or a pot of boiling water on the fly. There are two basic kinds: Salt pigs are open-mouthed cylindrical vessels, while salt boxes have lids and tend to be slightly smaller. Wondering if there was a trade-off between the access of an open container and the protection of a lidded one, we tested both kinds—two salt pi...

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