salt with

salt something with something

1. Lit. to put a variety of salt or a salt substitute onto some food. Oscar salts his food with a salt substitute. Did you salt your meat with salt or something else?
2. Fig. to put something into something as a lure. (Refers to putting a bit of gold dust into a mine in order to deceive someone into buying the mine.) The land agent salted the bank of the stream with a little gold dust hoping for a land rush to start. Someone salted the mine to fool the prospectors.
See also: salt
References in classic literature ?
I know it, madame," replied the count; "but we are in France, and not in Arabia, and in France eternal friendships are as rare as the custom of dividing bread and salt with one another.
However, the best salt for the health of the animal is special mineralized salt with trace minerals added.
Seasoning salts--Smoked salts and blends of salt with spicesalso add flavor.
We compared the amount of salt with that found in ready-salted Walkers crisps - 0.
Ready to hightail it back to AC HQ when ChefVernon Morales dashes out of Salt with a bundle in his arms.
Provide regular table salt with the sea salt for comparison.
The new offerings are a blend of our all Natural Sea Salt OF 45 LSN which is a sea salt with all the attributes of regular sea salt with a reduced sodium level of 45% less sodium than table salt.