Brad Makes Salt From Scratch | It's Alive | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 01 March 2018
  • Bon Appétit Test Kitchen manager, Brad Leone, is back for episode 25 of “It’s Alive,” and this time he’s making salt. Brad visits Ben Jacobsen, of Jacobsen Salt Co. (and many “It’s Alive” cameos), to learn how seawater from the Pacific Northwest is turned into some of the best salt products in the world.

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Comments • 1 308

  • apatheticAnxiety
    apatheticAnxiety  1 days back

    This water is too wet

    • Abelle
      Abelle  5 days back

      This episode makes me think Brad should visit Scotland. It would be a great excuse to compete in the World Stone Skimming Championships on Easdale Island. Plus, there's lots of fog! :D

      • Klára Andoková
        Klára Andoková  6 days back

        how can I call Brad? I am asking for a friend

        • Stephany Baldwin
          Stephany Baldwin  6 days back

          You are the reason I say whis better than us but like every day

          • Taylor Fausett
            Taylor Fausett  1 weeks back

            I love you, Brad!

            • The Invisible Hand
              The Invisible Hand  2 weeks back

              7:11 made me realise we need more brad saying danish words!

              • Sis
                Sis  3 weeks back

                he said "bone dry"! he IS an aspiring ceramicist

                • SharikSobaka
                  SharikSobaka  3 weeks back

                  I would die for you brad you’re a national treasure

                  • Amy DeMoney
                    Amy DeMoney  1 months back

                    “Ba huh humbug?”

                    • Amy DeMoney
                      Amy DeMoney  1 months back

                      “Ba huh humbug?”

                      • effwutade
                        effwutade  1 months back

                        I love that man

                        • Bruce Coulda
                          Bruce Coulda  1 months back

                          Wouldn't he be Walter? He's the brains behind the operation

                          • sam baker
                            sam baker  1 months back

                            “Reminds me of The Goonies” uh yeah the movie was shot in Oregon

                            • Blackwindzero
                              Blackwindzero  1 months back

                              What do they do with the calcium and how does it separate?

                              • Hayden Record
                                Hayden Record  1 months back

                                THE EDIT WHEN HE WIPES THE LENSES

                                • Hunter Babcock
                                  Hunter Babcock  1 months back


                                  • evisin77
                                    evisin77  1 months back

                                    7:30 "those are fu€king Canada gooses those are Canada's fu€king gooses"

                                    • Cristobal Sanchez
                                      Cristobal Sanchez  1 months back

                                      Watching this as I am leaving PDX 😫😫😫

                                      • Serenity m
                                        Serenity m  1 months back

                                        Favourite episode

                                        • Joey Bagadonuts
                                          Joey Bagadonuts  1 months back

                                          I wish brad was my friend!

                                          • Ione Palnasi
                                            Ione Palnasi  1 months back

                                            Gives off mike roe ‚dirt jobs‘ vibes with more fun editing

                                            • Karl Nilsson
                                              Karl Nilsson  1 months back

                                              Anyone else think it'd be hilarious to see Brad at a parent teacher conference?

                                              • PHRRANGER 2323
                                                PHRRANGER 2323  2 months back

                                                In Philipines we don't boil it we let it evaporate in the sun

                                                • Zac O'Farrell
                                                  Zac O'Farrell  2 months back

                                                  Brad and gmm collab, wow

                                                  • Alex Stepanchuk
                                                    Alex Stepanchuk  2 months back

                                                    The guy in the hat is so down about his bare head patch he kept his hat on with the hair net ower it lol. Its not that bad dude

                                                    • yaka
                                                      yaka  2 months back

                                                      Looks like crystal meth 😂🤣

                                                      • Laxis 710
                                                        Laxis 710  2 months back

                                                        My boy, why wold salt need preservatives... It's literally used to preserve foods.

                                                        • CryptidMothman
                                                          CryptidMothman  2 months back

                                                          6:01 triggered my echolaia and i keep singing that song lol

                                                          • Mr. Raymond
                                                            Mr. Raymond  2 months back

                                                            I found their salts on Amazon, there were like 10 plus options of flavors. There's even a white truffle salt.

                                                            • Dark Realist
                                                              Dark Realist  2 months back

                                                              God I love this show. I keep coming back to these episodes. Brad is such a cool weird dude and the editing makes this an absolute gem to watch countless times. Fills me with joy. Thank you everyone involved.

                                                              • LyricNy'Jelle
                                                                LyricNy'Jelle  3 months back

                                                                Brad and his three imaginary friends: Vinny, Vince, and Vincenzo

                                                                • Stephen Dickens
                                                                  Stephen Dickens  3 months back

                                                                  Did you see those pyramidal shaped salt crystals. Ever wonder if there was some kind of connection to the pyramids and the shape of salt crystals, just a thought.

                                                                  • Captain Ford
                                                                    Captain Ford  3 months back

                                                                    i freaking love brad

                                                                    • Kathleen Ariel
                                                                      Kathleen Ariel  3 months back

                                                                      And you were soooooo close to where The Goonies was filmed!!

                                                                      • D
                                                                        D  3 months back

                                                                        What I don't understand is why the thumbs down? What's not to like about this vid? He's so silly

                                                                        • WondredMarks
                                                                          WondredMarks  3 months back

                                                                          What everyone came for: Some Ben Jacobson salt

                                                                          What I’m here for: 2 mins of B-Roll shot of brad

                                                                          • Glitch Steph
                                                                            Glitch Steph  3 months back

                                                                            i really thought you just boiled salt water

                                                                            • Dr. Trixie CP
                                                                              Dr. Trixie CP  3 months back

                                                                              @3:24...what happened Brad? Lose your train of thought???!? Lol

                                                                              • Rodrigo Müller
                                                                                Rodrigo Müller  3 months back

                                                                                "so this is what, a big dehydrator?"
                                                                                "yeah a big dehydrator"
                                                                                Claire in the BA test kitchen: 👀👀

                                                                                • Abby Kerrigan
                                                                                  Abby Kerrigan  3 months back

                                                                                  I went to The salt mines in Salzbourg and it was so cool

                                                                                  • Sophia Muse
                                                                                    Sophia Muse  3 months back

                                                                                    At first I though he was talking about the actual crane next to the crane bird lol

                                                                                    • lxst bxy
                                                                                      lxst bxy  3 months back

                                                                                      Bah humbug

                                                                                      • Javier Martin
                                                                                        Javier Martin  3 months back

                                                                                        THAT's cool.

                                                                                        • MrSteel
                                                                                          MrSteel  3 months back

                                                                                          how to they prevent micro plastics from the ocean from ending up in the salt product?

                                                                                          • Anders H
                                                                                            Anders H  3 months back

                                                                                            hairnet on the cap.. genius or daft.. I cannot tell.

                                                                                            • NoTheOtherJonathan
                                                                                              NoTheOtherJonathan  3 months back

                                                                                              I've never wanted to buy salt so much in my life.

                                                                                              • Michael Ellis
                                                                                                Michael Ellis  4 months back

                                                                                                @bradleone could you tell us how to make it ourselves at home? How do I get good water for it in NYC?

                                                                                                • yeet yeet
                                                                                                  yeet yeet  4 months back

                                                                                                  I wish it was just Brad smashing hydrogen and chlorine together