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To Pickle Cured Bacon

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 100 lb Bacon **
  • 8 lb Salt, kosher
  • 3 lb Brown sugar
  • 3 oz Salt peter
  • 4 ga Water, spring


** sides of bacon from fresh killed country hogs. Lay the sides of bacon on
a board and rub lightly with fine salt. Let stand for 48 hours. Mix the
next three ingredients thoroughly and dissolve in the water. Bring to a
boil and cook for 15 minutes. Skim and let cool. Place bacon in a clean oak
barrel and pour the liquid over the meat. Place a heavy weight on bacon to
keep it under the brine. Bacon prepared like this will keep about one year.
Have sections of bacon smoked at smoke house as needed.

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