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To engage in pointless, menial efforts or labor. Used as an imperative to express disdain, contempt, or dismissal. A variant of the more common expression "pound sand." I can't believe Sam told his teacher to go pound salt. Where does that kid get such attitude? Charles, why don't you pound salt instead of coming around here hassling me about my business?
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For the ham: * 4 pounds French's yellow mustard 3 pounds granulated sugar 1 1/2 pounds salt 1 1/4 ounces Insla Cure No.
Roast Beef Dinner A hearty, traditional feast for all the family INGREDIENTS 1 good quality roast (top sirloin roast, prime rib) 3 - 5 pounds Salt & freshly ground black pepper olive oil - to baste 3 red onions, halved 2 heads garlic and 4 garlic cloves, peeled 3 lbs roasting potatoes, quartered 1 lb root vegetables (carrots, parsnips), scrubbed and cut large pieces 3 fresh rosemary sprigs 2 inches piece gingerroot 2 cups red wine (or beef stock) METHOD 1.
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This consists of five gallons of water, five pounds salt, 3-1/2 ounces (100 cc) formic acid.
60 pounds of beef 2 pounds salt 40 pounds pork trimmings 1 ounce saltpeter 3 ounces black pepper 1-1/4 ounces coriander 1 ounce mace 10 quarts cold water Onions if desired, ground fine
A solution of one-half ounce of sulfuric acid, two pounds salt, four ounces powdered alum, and five gallons of water is mixed in a large container.
1 1/4 pounds salt 2 quarts hot water 1 skinless black cod fillet (about 2 pounds)
2 gallons water 2 pounds salt (any kind) 2 ounces sulfuric acid or 8 ounces battery
For the headcheese: 2 pounds salt 1 ounce pink curing salt 5 gallons water 1/8 cup celery seeds 1/8 cup black peppercorns 1 tablespoon red chili flakes 1 pig's head, halved lengthwise 1/8 onions, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped 1 bunch celery, coarsely chopped 1 bouquet garni to consist of 1 bunch parsley 1 bunch thyme, 4 fresh bay leaves, 1 stick cinnamon, 1 tablespoon cloves, 3 pods star anise, 1/8 cup fennel seeds and 2 tablespoons red peppercorns Zest of 2 lemons 1/8 cup garlic paste, soakea in 1/4 cup white wine 1 pound white anchovies, soaked in olive oil, drained Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste For the headcheese: In large, non-reactive container, place salts and water and stir until salts dissolve.