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Old 04-23-2013, 11:51 AM   #16
Babbling Farker

Join Date: 12-18-12
Location: Dearborn Mi, Manton Mi

Originally Posted by dan_fash View Post
Horribly disappointed Brethern. Bacon was almost in-edible salty. Wife actually sain "give it to the dog". :((

3 day cure, both dry and brine. Only 3 days. Well rinsed, even scrubbed.

3ish hour smoke, and now 6 lbs of almost worthless bacon. What did I do wrong??
you need to soak it in water.

Next time, fry up a piece before you smoke it and check it for saltiness.

I have soaked mine in water up to 24 hours to get it right
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