How to Cure Meat. Curing is an age-old process of preserving meat for later use. With just a few ingredients — salt, nitrites, and time — the meat transforms: from water-packed and pliable to dry and stiff. Over time, the flavor develops, t.
Here are some ideas and tips about how to make your own cured meat. The good thing about curing your meat yourself is that you can customize everything to your liking, be it the meat or the spices you use in the marinade, the saltness, the dryness.