First Try at BBB

Discussion in 'Bacon' started by porkchop65, May 19, 2014.

  1. porkchop65

    porkchop65 Newbie

    This weekend I gave it my first attempt at BBB and I think it turned out!  They wife even agreed that she would eat it after cooking up a couple test slices.  They have been in the fridge since Saturday afternoon resting but I just had to cut into it last night and try it.  If all goes well I plan on slicing and freezing them tonight.  I started out with 2 - 4# roast and cut them down into 4 slabs.  I tend let them cure for about 10 days before going to the smoker with some hickory.  Since this was my first time I actually created 4 different flavors.  I started with a base TQ cure recipe and went from there.  I have an original, cracked pepper, a spicier one and one with a maple syrup coating.   I ended up tying them as the meat kind of "separated" when I cut them down into the slab. 

    Ready for the smoker


    Just out of the smoker


    A couple test slices

     
  2. Looks good man!  [​IMG]   Nice job with your first BBB  [​IMG]   I always have to have a supply of BBB on hand  [​IMG]
     
  3. woodcutter

    woodcutter Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice BBB!

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  4. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice. Something else I have to try.
     
  5. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks awesome ! Thumbs Up
     
  6. porkchop65

    porkchop65 Newbie

    A couple days late on posting this but here it is sliced, packaged and ready for the freezer.  With this being my first time trying this I wasn't sure of what to expect but it sure was delicious frying up a few pieces while slicing and packaging.  I will definately be doing this again soon as I only have 14 packages in the freezer.

     
  7. jp61

    jp61 Master of the Pit ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Nice job, Porkchop! Looks like you're set, for awhile anyways! Enjoy!
     

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