pickling solution

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pick·ling so·lu·tion

(pikling sŏ-lūshŭn)
An acid bath used to remove impurities and oxidation products from metallic surfaces.
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Remove the skin from the pickling solution and gently wring it out to remove as much of the solution as possible.
Many systems for pickling have been employed, the most laborious involving total immersion of the cylinder in a pickling solution for several hours.
(Commercially, they dump this mix and repack in fresh pickling solution which gives it that nice "clear" look.) Upon cooking, the meat will develop its familiar attractive red color which is caused by the nitrite cure.