Project Fire

Episode 310: Cured and Smoked

Cured and Smoked: In humankind’s long march to food security, two ancient preserving techniques have stood out over the millennia: curing and smoking. The first involves preserving foods with salt, soy sauce, or sodium nitrite, and the second technique involves blasting foods with flavorful clouds of wood smoke. Today, we’re pushing the envelope on traditional curing and smoking.