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Unread 11-25-2012, 05:17 PM   #5
PatioDaddio
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Originally Posted by Teamfour View Post
Yep, it is the same as Cure #1.
Ingredients:
Salt, Sodium Nitrite (6.25%), Propylene Glycol and Sodium Bicarbonate as Processing Aids and FD&C Red #3.
Yes, you can use any salt, but you need the pink salt/Prague powder/sodium
nitrate/sodium nitrite to give the cured bacon the familiar pink color. Morton's Tender
Quick contains salt, sugar, sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite.

John
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