BBB first time!!!!

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by poindexter, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Fire Starter

    So this is my first time trying to make bacon I pulled out some Pork shoulders and cut them in half then put them in cure and cured them for 10 days today I pulled them out and smoked them with apple they are amazing I love this stuff! here are two pics I took hope they turn out good!
  2. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    your bacon looks great-BBB is the best place to start in Bacon making-soon you will never buy bacon again.
  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yep its hard to go back to regular bacon once you have made your own. The only time I buy bacon now is to wrap around my meats to smoke. Job well done![​IMG][​IMG]
  4. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    looks good.....nice job!
  5. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    that looks good, I need to add making bacon to my ever growing list lol
  6. smokey bones

    smokey bones Fire Starter

    ditto [​IMG]
  7. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Uh Oh, Looks like we trapped another one into our "Bacon Makin' Gang".

    Good job poindexter![​IMG]


    PS: Now that you know your camera works, next time how 'bout a pic of the sliced product, before wrapping. Having to look through the bags only causes me to drool out one side of my mouth. That aint right!
  8. Looks GREAT!! Making bacon is something I have never done, but I need to.
  9. nozzleman

    nozzleman Smoking Fanatic

    NIce job, what did you use to cure it, a kit or tender quick or????
  10. poindexter

    poindexter Fire Starter

    Well I kind of winged it I have a pound of tinder quick and 5 pounds of sugar cure and since I haven't found any recipes for the sugar cure i went with the tinder quick.

    So I used one tablespoon of tinderquick per pound of meat.
    I also added garlic powder, onion powder and black pepper and some white sugar I might have put other stuff in it but I dont remember then I put it in ziplocks and in the fridge flipping it every morning for ten days then smoked it to a internal temp of 145 with apple chips. I didnt really follow and directions just knew I needed to do 1 tablespoon of tinderquick per pound of meat and that was about it. It turned out great I didnt even have to soak the meat cause it wasnt too salty.
  11. Very nice, this is the first time I have seen this type of bacon. I am new to the site, but I will have to try and me some very soon.

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