Asked by: Fouzia Harmes
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th March, 2020

How do you refill salt and pepper shakers?

Tape over the base holes of shakers designed for pre-ground salt and pepper. The fine grains will easily slip through when you tip the shaker upside down to fill and the tape will prevent this from happening. Turn the shaker upside down. Fill the shaker with ground salt or pepper.

Click to see full answer.


Similarly one may ask, how do you fill a salt and pepper shaker?

The other thing most of us do is put the salt in the shaker with the most amount of holes. The pepper goes in the shaker with the fewer amount of holes. That's the way it's done. There IS an actual rule that states this is the way to do it, by the way.

Beside above, does salt shaker have 1 or 3 holes? The salt shaker should always have 1 hole and the pepper shaker typically has 2 or more commonly 3 holes.

Keeping this in consideration, can you refill a salt grinder?

It pops right off, and you can clean it out, let it dry, and refill with pepper or any spice you care to grind. Try this trick for opening a McCormick Pepper Grinder so you can refill and reuse your McCormick grinder whether it is a pepper grinder, spice grinder, or sea salt grinder.

Does salt or pepper go in the 3 hole shaker?

The number of holes in salt and pepper shakers varies by culture, health and taste. Here in the US excessive salt is considered bad for you, so the salt shaker is the one with the fewer holes, but in parts of Europe it's the other way around.

35 Related Question Answers Found

Why do salt shakers have more holes?

Do you put rice in pepper shakers?

How do you prevent moisture in salt?


How does salt and pepper shaker work?

Does Salt go on the left or right?

How do you separate salt and pepper?


How do you refill an oxo pepper grinder?

Can you open a disposable salt grinder?

Can you refill a pepper grinder?


How do you refill a wooden pepper grinder?