Skip Nav
Original Recipes
Grab a Forkful of Happiness by Making This Garlicky Spaghetti Immediately
Dinner
10 Dinner Options That Are Totally Worth It to Meal Prep
Cooking Basics
14 Grocery Staples I Always Have as a 20-Something on a Budget

Do You Salt Or Pepper Your Food Before Eating It?

Image Source

Join The Conversation
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
almost always. i like things spicy so extra pepper is great and salt really enhances the taste of a lot of food - makes many things more edible if it isn't all that great to begin with.
millarci millarci 10 years
It's very rare that I have to add salt or pepper.
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 10 years
I gotta taste it first. Otherwise, you could ruin it!
tooq2love tooq2love 10 years
i love pepper, but don't use salt.
chancleta chancleta 10 years
i try to eat it with out extra salt first
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 10 years
Never add salt but some fresh ground pepper is good on almost anything.
dguillenm dguillenm 10 years
No. I like to taste my food before adding.
mominator mominator 10 years
Yes! I salt and pepper everything. My husband tells me I over do it. I can't eat my food unless I see seasoning on top of it first.
Marci Marci 10 years
Only eggs. Otherwise, I taste first, season second.
abryant850 abryant850 10 years
i'l try it and sometiems add salt, never pepper. unless it's fresh ground on a salad or soemthing...
zoomusicgirl zoomusicgirl 10 years
i only season it after i taste it. otherwise, i could over season and the dish will be ruined.
butterflyforaday butterflyforaday 10 years
I cook with pepper and salt but I never really season it after it is cooked.
DearSugar DearSugar 10 years
I usually pepper my food before tasting it, but NEVER salt it.
KerryG KerryG 10 years
Usually no, but I love a little salt and pepper on my eggs. I also agree that it's kind of rude to dump salt and pepper all over your food without even tasting it first.
slumberlite slumberlite 10 years
I don't use salt or pepper until I've tasted something. Most things are salty enough! I don't like it when the waitstaff in restaurants ask you if you want fresh ground pepper, when you haven't even tasted the food yet.
piraterie piraterie 10 years
I've added pepper a few times in my life, but I've only added salt once. My aunt made some soup that turned out to have almost no flavor; she salted hers first and said it was better, so I tried it. It was better, but it didn't inspire me to start salting things. Meh. I just never got into the habit, so I guess I don't really see the point.
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 10 years
I always try the food first, but I looove pepper. I cook with it a lot. But the ultimate spice is of course Tony Cacheres. I will skip both salt and pepper if there is Tony's available.
Liss1 Liss1 10 years
I alway's use pepper and rarely use salt, usually just when i am cooking home fries i will add seasoned salt.
DarkRayne DarkRayne 10 years
Usually french fries are in need of a little salt.
mizzymegmo mizzymegmo 10 years
I <3 pepper. Veggies get peppered, I NEVER salt, most food has enough darn sodium in it as it is. If it doesn't taste good, don't eat it.
SugarCat SugarCat 10 years
I automatically salt things like eggs, or popcorn, but I usually try the food first to see if it even warrants any salt or peppering.
kiwitwist kiwitwist 10 years
I always taste my food first and add accordingly... but I usually try not to salt
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 10 years
I'll taste first then add a little salt if it needs it.
Java Java 10 years
yes :cool:
kothmia kothmia 10 years
It depends. I'll usually taste everything first. Unless I'm at my mothers... she never seasons anything!
Sexiest HGTV Star of 2016 Poll
Selena Gomez's Sexiest Moment of 2016 Poll
Pepper Bra For Women With Small Boobs
Sea Salt Contains Microplastics
From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds