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10-12-2012, 09:22 PM
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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.
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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