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Although it might seem more complicated, garlic salt is exactly what it sounds like-- a mixture of garlic and salt. This blend is a nice addition to salad dressings, marinades, even as a topping for popcorn. Typically garlic salt is available in the spice section of most grocery stores, but if you're in a pinch use this simple homemade recipe.

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Measure 3 tablespoons of salt into a bowl.

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Add 1 tablespoon of garlic powder to the salt. Mix well.

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Substitute the correct amount of this mixture for the garlic salt in your recipe.

Tip

To create garlic salt, the ratio is always 3 portions of salt to 1 portion of garlic powder, so simply adjust as needed.

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Brittney Horwitz

Brittney Horwitz started writing professionally in 2009 when she became the editor of "Mother's Helper," a bimonthly magazine geared toward busy mothers in the New York metro area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education and Judaic studies from Stern College.