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Old 05-25-2012, 11:20 PM   #6
Tatoosh
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So even the rubs that some do for bacon would technically be called a wet cure? I know that bakers consider sugar as "wet". Same with smoking? I am not trying to be argumentative, just curious. I have friends that do what I call a wet cure with the bacon submerged (along with injected) while the Ruhlman recipes I have only call for a rub and plastic bag with the air removed. But both are technically wet cures?

I'll hit the store where I bought this months ago, in hopes of getting a definitive "what is it" answer, but I don't have high hopes. And if I was to guess, considering that the local Filipino sausages here seem to be air dried, I'd lean toward the stuff being #2.

Thanks for your insight Matt.
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