Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
REOdickWagon, Clem, Stephanie Pribble, chan priest, Bayoubob
64165 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 89609
stxranchman 53437
bill oxner 49015
RKHarm24 44577
rifleman 44404
BOBO the Clown 43973
BMD 40990
SnakeWrangler 38846
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35357
facebook
Forum Stats
64165 Members
45 Forums
420156 Topics
6112448 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6983183 - 12/04/17 09:19 PM Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon
MacDaddy21 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/19/11
Posts: 2294
Loc: CO
Started cold smoking another batch tonight. 20 lbs this time, cured for 15 days with bourbon, brown sugar, salt and curing salt. Its about 25 degrees outside, great weather for cold smoking. Planning on 8-10 hours of smoke with hickory pellets. Using the cure recipe originally posted by BuckRage...always turns out great!






Top
#6983205 - 12/04/17 09:28 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
SnakeWrangler Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 38846
Loc: Over yonder.....
flehan food
_________________________
Originally Posted By: skinnerback
Milf does the trick.

"You're statistically more likely to be killed by Hillary Clinton than an NRA member. - PolitiDiva

"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"

Top
#6983222 - 12/04/17 09:42 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
TexasKC Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 3144
Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
Dang that looks good.

Top
#6983276 - 12/04/17 10:23 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
2Beez Online   happy
Chihuahua

Registered: 07/17/15
Posts: 11640
Loc: Lake Texoma, TX
Would food Very nice work right there.

Top
#6983508 - 12/05/17 07:58 AM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
bill oxner Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 49015
Loc: Katy-Fulshear
chef
_________________________
Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill








Top
#6983555 - 12/05/17 08:28 AM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
skinnerback Online   content
Gordon Ramsays Mentor

Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 13713
Loc: Rockport, Tx.
food clap

Top
#6983582 - 12/05/17 08:45 AM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: skinnerback]
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 28473
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: skinnerback
food clap


Ill take a little of that turkey on the side too
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
#6983743 - 12/05/17 10:54 AM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
MacDaddy21 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/19/11
Posts: 2294
Loc: CO
Thanks guys, homemade bacon is awesome and I almost enjoy making it as much as I enjoy eating it. Its 27 degrees this morning, I just started round 2 of the cold smoking. I want the bacon to pick up a bit more color, and smoke flavor of course. Should be done smoking around 1-2pm, then I'll let it chill down and get the Berkel slicer sanitized and ready.

...And I might have a little turkey over ice while I wait banana

Top
#6985839 - 12/06/17 05:28 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: SnakeWrangler]
Stub Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/27/05
Posts: 21649
Loc: The Outer Limits
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
flehan food
_________________________
texas flag




davidl@pmstandleymotorcars.com
http://www.pmstandley.com/
972- 845-4073








Top
#6985880 - 12/06/17 06:04 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
MacDaddy21 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/19/11
Posts: 2294
Loc: CO
I finished the cold smoking yesterday and let the bacon hang out in the fridge until this morning, then I transferred it into the deep freeze while I prepped the slicer and sanitized it. Got it all sliced and vacuum sealed and back into the freezer, except for one package which went into the fridge.

Some pics from today...

In the freezer

The slicer




The Vac sealer

Finished product sealed and ready for the freezer

Top
#6985885 - 12/06/17 06:08 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
skinnerback Online   content
Gordon Ramsays Mentor

Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 13713
Loc: Rockport, Tx.
clap

Top
#6985906 - 12/06/17 06:21 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: MacDaddy21]
bill oxner Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 49015
Loc: Katy-Fulshear
Cost per pound excluding labor?
_________________________
Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill








Top
#6985940 - 12/06/17 06:44 PM Re: Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon [Re: bill oxner]
MacDaddy21 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/19/11
Posts: 2294
Loc: CO
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Cost per pound excluding labor?


I paid $2.89/lb for the pork belly at Costco. I already had the remaining ingredients for the cure, but in total I used 2 cups of brown sugar, 1 cup of salt, 4 teaspoons of pink salt and 8 oz of bourbon.

Top



© 2004-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide