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What makes kosher salt "Kosher"?

Asked by skfinkel (13511points) December 25th, 2007

Is it the way it’s cut? special words said over it? What?

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s3rvant's avatar

Kosher salt usually has no additives, and it has big crystals with large surface areas. This size and shape allows it to absorb more moisture than other forms of salt

bob's avatar

Nearly all salt is Kosher already. “Kosher salt,” also called “Koshering salt,” is called such because it’s very useful for making meats Kosher—i.e. for extracting the blood from the meat.

This is according to KitchenSavvy and Wikipedia.

simone54's avatar

It doesn’t have iodine.

answerjill's avatar

Bob’s right.

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