Morton Curing Salts are perfectly formulated. The Plain Sugar Cure Mix is for dry or sweet pickle curing of meat, game, poultry, salmon, and other fish. The Smoke Flavored is great for large cuts of meat like bacon and hams. Only for dry curing, not for making a pickling brine. The Tender Quick is a fast cure product used on meats, game, poultry, salmon, and other fish. Use as a dry cure or a pickling cure.