TO CURE BEEF. MRS. S. A. POWERS.


FOR FIFTY POUNDS.--Saltpetre, one ounce; sugar, one and three-fourths
pounds; coarse salt, three and one-half pounds; water, two gallons;
boil together; let cool; pour over meat. Keep the meat under the
brine.
Always have the water boiling when you put your vegetables in, and
keep it constantly boiling until they are done. Cook each kind by
itself when convenient. All vegetables should be well seasoned.



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