I have been reading a Confederate recipe book published in Virginia in 1863 and have found some good ideas. There is a section on preserving meat without the use of salt that I found to be quite interesting. It is something I have wanted try for some time. If any of you have done it, let me know.
Here is the article, note the old-fashioned spelling.
There are some advantages to preserving meat without salt. Many of us older individuals are supposed to be on a salt free diet and in some areas salt may be hard to get after TEOTWAWKI. Another useful bit of knowledge.