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Video: Katie Das makes Das Caramelini salt caramels

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This week's Omnivorous is about Katie Das of Das Foods, a former Kraft food scientist who makes artisanal Breton-style sea salt caramels in a decommissioned licorice plant in Alsip. She has one assistant and a moody 1937 Ideal Wrappng Machine she calls Steve. She's moving the operation to Wauconda this month.

Here she is making a 50-pound batch of candied ginger and pistachio caramels.

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