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Adj.1.brine-cured - (used especially of meats) preserved in salt
preserved - prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use
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Instead, I use a brine-cured pork tenderloin, which is like a very small ham.
Salt, however, is another story--and pickles, especially brine-cured pickles, have a lot: from 106 mg per ounce for bread-and-butter pickles to a whopping 359 mg for an ounce of brinecured dill pickles.
However, by century's close the word was in danger of becoming extinct, and its 1897 revival, in the context of publicity for brine-cured cucumbers ("Pickle to Your Sandwich"), was clearly intended by the Lake Michigan Brinesoaked Foodstuffs Company as a quaint display of a near-archaic term.
1 cup brine-cured green olives such as picholine, pitted and chopped