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how do you sugar cure a ham

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deanns

Asked by deanns at 5:45 PM on Jan. 20, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • SUGAR CURE FOR HAMS AND BACON
    Amount to mix for 2 hams and 4 bacons:
    1/2 tsp. saltpeter
    3 c. salt
    2 c. brown sugar
    1 c. black pepper
    Mix well. Rub hams and bacons on both sides, especially around bones. Pack together in a cool place on a table or similar place. Bacon is ready to smoke in 5 to 7 days.
    After 10 days, hams should be rubbed again with more cure. Let stand 3 weeks altogether. Then brush or wash off sugar cure, and smoke as desired.
    madmueller

    Answer by madmueller at 5:48 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • What madmueller said.
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 6:36 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

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