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Old 08-04-2009, 09:16 PM   #1
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makin' bacon

I made some buckboard bacon and back (Canadian) bacon last weekend. The first pic is after 10 days curing and rinsed off. The second pic is after smoking and a little buckboard sliced. The third pic shows some sliced back bacon as well.





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Old 08-04-2009, 09:37 PM   #2
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That be rite fine lookin bacon griff! I make some that way to, mighty tastey! Nice job!
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thats some fine eating right there you got
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Old 08-04-2009, 09:51 PM   #4
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Man O man Griff that looks absolutely wonderful. Is it a difficult process? I would love to try making it sometime as I know my boy would love it.

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Good news Toby.

Griff must be getting ready for winter.
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Old 08-04-2009, 11:23 PM   #6
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Yep, you're right Cliff about getting ready for winter. It's right around the corner.

Toby, making bacon is pretty easy. You cure it for 10 to 14 days in the refer. A lot of guys use High Mountain dry cure. I use a wet cure I make myself using Morton Tenderquick, maple syrup, apple cider, and molasses (a few other spices, mostly pepper). Then soak it in cold water with frequent changes and smoke at a low temp with hickory until the internal temp is 140*.
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Griff.... Is there anything in Alaska that's not simply AWESOME?!!!

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That looks real good
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Looks great...I gotta make some of that
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Breakfast in Alaska, at least the meat for it All looks great to me.
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