Salmon was on sale 1 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons pink salt 2 teaspoons white pepper ground 2 teaspoons allspice ground 2 teaspoons ground bay leaf 1 teaspoon ground clove 1 teaspoon ground mace 3 tablespoons dark rum Mix put on filets, vacuum pack flip daily for 3 days. Put 20lbs of weight on it to speed up the water loss. Cold smoke for 12-14 hours. Fennel cured salmon 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup kosher salt 2 tsp pink salt 1 fennel bulb thinly sliced 1/2 cup fennel seeds toasted 2 tablespoons white pepper cracked and toasted. Coat both sides of fillet put in vacuum bag put fennel on top. vac pack. Put 20lbs of weight on it to aid in moisture loss. flip daily for 3 days. Smoke 12 hours or so.