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Makin' Bacon #8280071 05/29/21 10:10 PM
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Been wanting to give homemade bacon a shot for a while but kept putting it off. Finally got off my azz and gave it a go. Cured a slab of pork belly in Progue Powder, kosher salt, black pepper and sugar for 7 days in a 2 gallon Ziploc. Rinsed it well and let ir dry in the fridge for 2 days before smoking over apple and pecan for 2.5 hours. Sliced it thick on my 40 year old Rival meat slicer. I was scared it would be too salty but man, it's perfect.

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You can't buy bacon like that in the store. Looks great.

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That looks perfect Tex! Dammit Son.

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Man that looks great. Enjoy food


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Re: Makin' Bacon [Re: TexFlip] #8280185 05/30/21 12:50 AM
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Do you deliver?

Re: Makin' Bacon [Re: TexFlip] #8280189 05/30/21 12:54 AM
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You can take that to home plate.


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Re: Makin' Bacon [Re: TexFlip] #8280191 05/30/21 01:01 AM
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That looks great. What do you figure your price per LB might be?

Re: Makin' Bacon [Re: TexFlip] #8280230 05/30/21 02:01 AM
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Beautiful, great job!!


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That looks great!


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That looks great! I make all my own now.

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That`s a lean belly. Looks great.

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Wow that’s great

Re: Makin' Bacon [Re: TexFlip] #8280478 05/30/21 02:49 PM
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Awesome job, can’t buy it like that ! chef

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Originally Posted by Jimbo1
That looks great. What do you figure your price per LB might be?

I think I paid around $4/lb for the belly.

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Man, o, man does that look good! Now find some free range eggs, a thick slice of sour dough bread, giant globs of butter & wild grape jelly & you have the Breakfast of Champions!

... & pour a hot cup of black rifle coffee on the side. food


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Originally Posted by pertnear
Man, o, man does that look good! Now find some free range eggs, a thick slice of sour dough bread, giant globs of butter & wild grape jelly & you have the Breakfast of Champions!

... & pour a hot cup of black rifle coffee on the side. food

what he said!


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Good inspiration for us all !


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I bet that's outstanding on anything, even make a bad ol' lady good.....


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Originally Posted by NORML as can be
I bet that's outstanding on anything, even make a bad ol' lady good.....


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