Salted caramel mocha coffee drinks, salted caramel biscotti, salted caramel gelato–bring it on! There’s just something about the rich caramel taste seasoned with salt that’s extra special. Without the salt, it’s just sort of a run-of-the-mill drink or dessert. In fact, I’ve been known to drive straight through the Starbucks line without ordering anything when I find out they’re out of the salt!
Webster’s Dictionary defines salt as: a natural white substance that is used especially to flavor or preserve food. In the Bible, Christians are defined as “salt.” In Matthew 5:13, Jesus says; “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.” In other words, Christians should have a preserving and flavoring effect in our society. Continue reading