How to make bacon?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by pacho, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. I would like to make bacon, I have a top load big chief smoker. Does anybody have a recipe and how do I get started? Thank you
     
  2. welshrarebit

    welshrarebit Master of the Pit

    You get started by using the search feature above and look for a recipe that you'd like to follow.
     
  3. alblancher

    alblancher Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    You'll get lots of different advice on this so I won't offer my opinion but making bacon is easy and it tastes so much better then anything you can buy in a grocery store.   You'll have to decide if you want to wet or dry cure, what kind of meat to use (pork bellies are most popular), you'll probably want to cold smoke the cured meat ( under 100 degrees) so you will have to decide on the best way to do that also.

    Good luck
     
  4. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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  5. [​IMG]  and re,e,ber to post a Qview.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     

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