Finding smoked salt can sometimes be a challenge. You can usually find a variety or two, including one made from Bourbon Barrel Foods and a delicate variety made by Maldon, at Whole Foods Markets and other well-stocked grocery and specialty stores. Other good local and online sources:

Bazaar Spices at Union Market

1309 Fifth St. NE


Applewood, hickory, Maine cherry wood, smoked chili, and a sampler pack called the Smokestack Collection.

Tea & Spice Exchange

1069 Wisconsin Avenue NW


155 Main St., Annapolis


320 King St., Alexandria, 571-312-8505

10 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach


A national chain with local outlets. Varieties include alder wood, apple wood, hickory, chardonnay, bacon and chipotle.

The Meadow

3731 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland, Ore.


523 Hudson St., New York


More than 150 types of salt, including smoked varieties, featuring such exotics as Cyprus Hardwood and Icelandic Birch.