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A New Article Of Food

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One of the editora oi the Syracusc Journal ilined, Uet Saturday, on a new article of preaorvod beef, known as Hovine, cured in Texas. "This article," Imj says, "is eimply be9f cut in fteaks, iacluding the fat, as cut at any ninrketefcands, and dricd or dessicatcd in a current of pure heated, air, and then placed in heavy cast-iron molds and Bubjected tos piegBure from C.OÜO to 10,000 pounds to the pquare inch, thus tnaking it i tito a block or cake about twentytive per cent. hcavier thau water. It ia then riipped into a tin can of the game tille nd surroundcd melted snet or fat. of the animal, and hcrinetrically Bcaled. Thus dried, conaprcRsed, and exoluded írorn tbe air, it will keep indefinitcly, itud the same nntrimeut as pat in a barrel of mess beef is furnished in lees than one-sixth the bulk and weight, and of a ■uuch better quality, bs uot beinj t-altcd er ouly sufficient to uit the taste (calt not being uscd as an antiseptic), it is free from the evils produeed by ealt moats, Euch as tcurvy, &c.


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