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Always adding salt to my soup which was obviously served hot, I thought that salt cooled off the food.
When I was little I used to believe that salt and pepper had a specific purpose: Salt cooled the food down and pepper took the "smoke" (steam) away!
I believed that putting salt and pepper on my food would cool it down.