Crazy Salt from Lafayette Spices

Spice up those chilly winter evenings with Lafayette Spices CRAZY SALT!

Katherine Loffreto

Look, we all get those winter doldrums. When the weather is bleak, there’s not much to do, too cold to go outside… you know how it is. Instead of getting down in the dumps, consider finding ways to transport yourself to warmer sunnier places. One way you can do that is with our very own Crazy Salt! This spectacular blend of finishing salt and spices is going to warm your bones and cheer your mood – instantly!

The weather outside may very well be frightful, but the Crazy Salt is so delightful! Let’s take a closer look at what goes into this potent blend. Our Crazy Salt is made up of 8 very intense fresh spices and herbs and a seriously top notch finishing salt from Guerande. The salt is seasoned with paprika, thyme, chili, cumin, coriander, pink peppercorn, and rosemary. All of these seasonings combine to create a truly spectacular concoction that goes well on just about anything!

In the depths of the winter months, we tend to enjoy cooking (and eating) heartier dishes like braised and roasted meats, stews and curries, hot noodle soups and broths, and roasted winter vegetables. Luckily, the Crazy Salt does an excellent job of seasoning all of those things, and enhancing their flavor to their highest potential. You’ll quickly find that Crazy Salt is one of those seasonings you’ll want to put on anything and everything from simple fried eggs in the morning to an extravagant rack of lamb roast for the holidays.

Crazy Salt is the perfect seasoning for both raw and cooked meats. Here’s an example... Pull that juicy ribeye from your refrigerator and bring it to room temperature. Season it liberally with Crazy Salt. Because the blend already contains pepper and other spices, there’s nothing else you have to add! It’s a one stop shop. Get that puppy on the fire and grill to your preferred temperature. Allow to rest so the juices can redistribute, then slice! Before digging in, be sure to season the cut slices with a little more Crazy Salt! This exact same procedure can be applied to just about any protein you can dream up! Pork chops, chicken, lamb, even whole fish! The Crazy Salt permeates for an unforgettable flavor bomb of an experience.

And let’s not forget the veggies. While the winter months aren’t often heralded for their fresh vegetables, you can still get great produce in the winter months and a little dash of crazy salt will only make it that much better. Anything from roasted squash and pumpkin, to cauliflower and brussels sprouts. And the potatoes! Don’t forget the potatoes. Crazy Salt makes the best seasoning for any kind of winter potato dish – baked, roasted, fried, and mashed. Trust us on this one, you’re not going to want to make a potato without it again.

We really shouldn’t forget about the seafood either! Seafood in the cold winter months is some of the best you can get your hands on. Think about a piping hot pot of mussels steamed in white wine with a solid grind of Crazy Salt. Or a filet of salmon – rubbed with freshly cracked Crazy Salt, lemon, and dill. Then slathered with nice olive oil and roasted to perfection. You won’t think about seafood the same way again!

Truly, the winter months are an opportunity to try out some new cooking techniques and to dive deep into the spices and seasonings that make cooking exciting. Crazy Salt is just one of them, but we think you’ll find it to be something you’ll be excited to use again and again.