fall is for bacon
First batch of the fall, third lifetime
Instead of the Rhulman method I used last spring I measured precise after trimming the bellies
Mortons Kosher Salt 39 g
Lt Brwon Sugar 21.1 g
Cure #1 5.3 g
Mortons Kosher Salt 37.5 g
Lt Brwon Sugar 20.3 g
Cure #1 5.1 g
Belly 1Cured for 8 days, Belly 2 for 7 also got 3 TBS of Grade B syrup for the last 24 hours prior to rinse. Belly 1 was a hair too salty (compared to 2) so let it soak for 15mins just to be safe. Xtra salt was most likely just because 2 was sweeter.
** Alowed to dry for ~30 hours to form pellicle
Has been in cherry/hickory smoke for about 2.5 hours starting at 80F and now kicking the temp up to 160-180 to finish.
Hoping things work out as well as last years batch:
Fall is for bacon alright. So is winter, spring and summer. :thumb:
I'm out of bacon - gotta get some more bellies. No more one slab at a time for me - I think multiple batches is the way to go. :thumb:
That last batch does look great - post pron! :hungry:
Just out and ready to rest 24 in the fridge before slicing and sealing
Looks great, thanks for sharing....
That looks fantastic!!!
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