When curing butts for buckboard bacon, I de-bone and slice the butt so it is 1/2 the normal thickness. Instead of about 5" thick, it becomes about 2.5" thick.
Curing time is by thickness, not weight for me. Normally 5-7 days.
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FBA and KCBS Cook and Judge.
Former owner of a WSM, a Smokey Joe, a Charbroil Commercial gasser (junk), the legendary "StudeDera", a FEC100, a Fast Eddy PG500, and Sherman the Wonder Trailer.
Now cooking with a Yoder YS640
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