Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

Master of Flavor

Tyler is the older brother of the Ryan clan and has been with us since nearly the beginning. He is our master flavor developer and chief gourmand. Here are his tasting notes!

  • Natural Sea Salt

    Substantial in its flavor, this salt captures the mineral bounty of the ocean. Just a pinch will add a robust taste to your cooking, baking and food preparations. A salt for all occasions!

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  • Madrona Smoked Salt

    Shipwrecked on a deserted island, I'd choose smoked salt as my one seasoning. Enchantingly rich yet not overpowering.

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  • Popcorn Blend

    Like a movie star in my cabinet! It pairs well with almost everything and impresses on top of avocado toast or buttered potatoes.

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  • San Juan Blend

    Our most versatile blend features garlic, pepper and a hint of celery seed. An easy way to dress up meats, veggies, salads and more!

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  • Friday Harbor Seafood Blend

    The go-to blend for all things seafood. Punched with citrus and mild spice, it adds herbal dimension with rosemary and white pepper.

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  • Garlic and Friends Blend

    An elevated version of the classic garlic salt. Subtle sweetness of black garlic stands out in this full-on allium dance party!

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  • Dill Pickle Salt

    A wonderfully puckering combination of minced garlic, dill and vinegar. Plays well with corn salad, deviled eggs and salmon cakes. It's everything we love about pickles minus the cucumber.

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  • Ramen Blend

    Like diving into a rich bowl of the steaming soup! This blend has high notes of ginger, base notes of shiitake mushroom and delicate flakes of nori throughout.

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  • Kimchi Salt

    Tangy with a mild kick of spice and with the characteristic taste of Kimchi that only authentic Gochugaru peppers bring.

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  • Sour Salt

    Use in place of a squeeze of lemon on salmon or wilted kale. The delightful tartness makes my mouth sing.

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  • Scorpion Salt

    The scorpion pepper offers more than just a blast of heat. An incredibly fruity aroma warms the nose and its fiery zing lights up the throat and tongue. For spice lovers who also care about flavor.

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  • Sriracha Salt

    Medium-hot spice, dash of sour, pinch of sweet, touch of savory garlic. Use it on anything you'd put the famous sauce on.

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  • Spicy Thai Blend

    Tastes and smells like the rich, spicy broth of Tom Yum Soup! It works well on pan-seared Ahi tuna, veggie skewers or rice noddles.

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  • Gomasio

    My favorite way to adorn jasmine rice and my go-to addition for all things stir-fried.

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  • Everything but the Bagel Salt

    All the nutty, crunchy, savory goodness, minus the bagel! Doctor up salads, cottage cheese and fish filets with this textural powerhouse

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  • Bull Kelp Salt

    This mild duet of bull-kelp and sea salt is doubly reminiscent of our flavorful ocean. Pairs interestingly with brussel sprouts or on cold noodle salad.

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  • Steak Blend

    A surprise hit on fried eggs, this blend is more dexterous than its name implies. Subtle spice, warm smoke, and a burst of garlic.

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  • BBQ Blend

    Practically dripping with sweet and smoky aromas, I love how easily this blend brings the grill indoors.

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  • Taco Blend

    Mildly spicy yet robust in flavor, I use this blend in chili or other tomato-based soups. Or try as a finishing touch to your favorite baked potato recipe.

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  • Roman Blend

    This vibrant mix of my favorite Italian herbs makes an ideal base for pasta sauce. Also works great as a coating for pan-fried chicken breasts.

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  • Lemon Pepper Blend

    A zingy way to season halibut or brighten up veggies like steamed cauliflower. I suggest mixing it with some Greek yogurt for an easy veggie dip.

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