What is a salt pig?
A salt pig is used to hold salt and to make it easy to pinch or add into small quantities into dishes. It is most often used on cooking shows. The earthenware construction of a salt pig can help keep the salt from clumping in humid kitchens. They often come in cute designs too.
Above is a photo of a salt pig. If you are looking for a unique gift idea this may be it! Never heard of it? Neither had we! It is a great idea for the foodie on your gift giving list.
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