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Old 10-12-2012, 09:22 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by chad View Post
Hmmm...depends on what cure and how thick the pork loin.

Here's a thread about buckboard bacon from last year:

And here's another sites pretty good discussion of buckboard bacon. http://playingwithfireandsmoke.blogs...ard-bacon.html

The short answer to your question is "up to 10 days". Basically, you want good penetration of the cure. Curing is not like doing a rub on BBQ. I have done buckboard bacon with loin before and I gave it 10 days.
Sounds good, thanks.

I've made it many times. I usually just let it cure for 3 days or so, but I've had 2 - 4 pound loins in a professional (not homemade) cure for the past week in the fridge.
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