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Old 03-14-2014, 02:19 PM   #1
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Default Ruhlmans Dry Cure....question

I have Ruhlmans book and I have recently made a big batch of his dry cure.
-1 pound/450 grams kosher salt
8 ounces/225 grams sugar
2 ounces/50 grams pink salt

So I made mixed it all up...but I have a belly I need to cure and im not sure how many OZ or Grams of the mix im supposed to use per LB. If you have any idears please let me know :)
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:08 PM   #2
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From his web site.
use whatever size you wish, measure 5% by weight of cure, and make sure it’s well distributed during the curing time
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:13 PM   #3
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I think the book says 2 oz of the cure mix per 5 pounds of meat.
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:50 PM   #4
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Just make sure you have an even light to moderate coat all around. I use the same cure.
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