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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potassium_nitrate

Potassium nitrate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO3. It is an ionic salt of ... At least as far back as 1845, Chilean saltpeter deposits were exploited in Chile and California, USA. ... of ammonia is to combine ammonium nitrate and potassium chloride, easily obtained as a sodium-free salt substitute.

cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/10824/is-there-any-substitute-for-saltpeter-sodium-nitrate-in-corned-beef-brine

Jan 7, 2011 ... Saltpeter is potassium nitrate, which does not directly cure meats. Bacteria convert nitrate into nitrite, which is the real preservative. Saltpeter ...

oureverydaylife.com/saltpeter-substitute-curing-ham-35143.html

A Useful Impurity; How It Works; Curing What Ails You; A Word of Caution — If saltpeter was part of the curing mixture, the meats lasted longer, were less likely to ...

www.leaf.tv/articles/saltpeter-substitutes

Saltpeter, or potassium nitrate, is used as a curing agent in preserving meats. It maintains meat's pink color and inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria, such as...

blog.junbelen.com/2010/03/15/how-to-make-corned-beef-brisket-nitrate-free-at-home

Mar 15, 2010 ... I was going through the list of things I need for making corned beef brisket and was surprised to discover one odd ingredient: salt peter,.

essentialstuff.org/index.php/2012/06/09/Cat/curing-meats-at-home/comment-page-1

Jun 9, 2012 ... Before you start with a cured meat project, you need to decide whether or not to use saltpeter or an alternative. We've all heard about the ...

www.livestrong.com/article/278152-substitutes-for-sodium-nitrite-in-food

Salt, Sugar and Saltpeter. An old-fashioned meat cure used in the late 1800's involved sugar, salt and saltpeter. This dry rub must ... It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. LIVESTRONG is ...

www.spiceography.com/curing-salt-substitute

In the modern era, saltpeter's use as a preservative was largely discontinued due to ... Use saltpeter as a substitute for the Prague powder 1 type of curing salt.

science.wonderhowto.com/how-to/make-potassium-nitrate-home-293015

Jan 4, 2010 ... How To: Make Potassium Chlorate from Ordinary Household Bleach and Salt Substitute. How To: Make Glow Powder Out of Household ...