Bacon's Done

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by smokin for life, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. smokin for life

    smokin for life Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Well I fianally got to try the bacon. Turned out really good, Buckboard cure for 10 days, soaked in fresh water for 2 hours. Smoked at 225 for around 5 1/2 hours. Temp.140. I want to thank everyone for all the help with this. It was my first time doing bacon and I'm so proud at how it turned out. A REALLY BIG thank you to Debi, for giving me the extra push to try it.[​IMG]
  2. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds great Mike, got any pic's for us!!![​IMG]
  3. tonto1117

    tonto1117 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Congrat's Mike ....sounds very yummy!!! I bought the Buckboard bacon cure..... some time ago and have yet to try it, hopefully soon...maybe September[​IMG]
  4. smokin for life

    smokin for life Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Sorry no pictures this time. My brother has the camera and he had to work.
    Tonto1117: you should really give it a try, it easy to do, and it taste great. I have about 6 lbs. of bacon right now. MMMMMmmmmmm good. :)
  5. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Great to hear it all came out well Mike! You can do it! Everything is soo much better when you do it yourself. I'm proud of you!

    Big Hugs!

  6. smokin for life

    smokin for life Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thanks Debi, so many people told me "heck it took you 6 hours I could just go to the store in 5 minutes. Yea so. But I MADE IT MYSELF!! People tend to forget that there weren't always stores around. I know what went into my bacon, do they. Plus I just made around 8lbs, of the best bacon for only 9.00 bucks, and I had a damn good time doing it.
  7. pigcicles

    pigcicles Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    ... And that ROCKS! Keep that bacon comin I'm hungry

    Congrats and Keep Smokin
  8. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Mike -

    I get teased all the time and people roll there eyes and say there goes fanny Farmer - but you know what? I love what I do and even they love the food.

    sppptt ....

    sometimes I eat my smoked goodies at work just to hear them whine - especially things like ribs, pastrami, pulled pork ... LOL makes them crazy!
  9. gypsyseagod

    gypsyseagod Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i WILL be doing bacn soon - what is the best cut to do ? "i think i can i know i can" (lil' egotistical italian train)
  10. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Shoulders are good butts are good. Which ever one is on sale is best!

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