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Old 11-19-2012, 08:51 AM   #6
captndan
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Join Date: 06-29-11
Location: Greeneville TN
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Back on the old farm they used a salt box with some nitrates and nitrites. The salt dried the hams and the chemicals were for bacteria. They did not have refrigeration. That's why the pigs were possessed in the fall when the temps were low. How ever you cure don't take a chance with the baddies.
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