INGREDIENTS Salting mixture:
1 lb salt
2 oz sugar
1 oz saltpeter
pepper and chili spices --
DIRECTIONS Cut strips of meat following the grain of
muscle. Make strips 2 inches wide and 1 inch thick. Best made during
cool dry weather if possible.
Salt the meat by rubbing the mixture in well and leave in the basin
of salt mixture overnight. Dip a cloth in vinegar, wring dry and
whip the meat well.
Hang the strips of meat in a cool, dry, well ventilated place until
You can also hang the meat on an oven rack placed in the top slot of
the oven. Dry the meat on low heat.