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Saltpeter (Brick and Mortar stores only) anywhere in NYC

tex.s.toast | Mar 8, 2012 12:29 PM

I am trying to make a corned beef for St Patrick's day (authenticity not withstanding) and I'm having a hell of a time finding saltpeter (Potassium nitrate) to put in the cure. Fairway was a bust, a couple of old-shool pharmacies downtown were a wild goose chase (one place sent me to the next who said he didnt think any pharmacist would carry it and suggested i look into whole foods or gardening supply places). Surely there must be a place in NY that carries it - I'd love to hear from someone who has purchased it or seen it in person in a store.

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