What "Salt to Taste" Actually Means
"Salt to taste" doesn't mean "try to make your dishes salty." Instead, keep in mind what salt does as a seasoning: it reduces bitterness, and brings out the flavors of other, more subtle ingredients.
If you have a dish that tastes flat or bitter, a little salt might be the only fix you need. Before adding more spices or seasonings, try just adding a teaspoon or a healthy three-fingered pinch of salt. Taste again and see if the flavors have improved. Add a little more. Taste again.
And never forget the most important part: the tasting. Hit the link to read more.
What It Really Means to "Salt to Taste" | The Kitchn
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