2 1/2# grd beef
1/8 c Morton's tender quick meat cure mix (in spice section at store)
1 1/4 T mustard seed
1 T garlic pwd
1 1/4 T blk pepper
1 1/2 t hickory salt--i couldn't find this so i used season salt
1 1/2 t liq smoke--or less-i liked less
1/2 pk zesty salad dressing mix
combine all and mix until blended.Chill 3 days,stirring ocassionally.
shape into 2 10" logs and place on a rack inside a "sided" baking pan to catch the juice.
bake 225 for 5 hrs turning once
cool completely on a wire rack
store in refig or freeze
great for snacking and good for taking on campouts or hiking.
From southern living magazine april '99