With "A Salty Rim", we’re not talking margaritas necessarily. But, there's no question a good rim of salt adds a little something extra. Salt preserves. It adds the flavor. It heals. Basically, salt is essential to good food and a healthy life. A “salt of the earth” kind of person is typically one others are drawn to… they’re seen as honest, simple, and good. If someone is said to be “worth their salt”, they are known to be valuable and reliable.