First Belly Bacon with Qview!

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by thomask702, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. thomask702

    thomask702 Newbie

    After a small hiccup in the process, i finally have what i think is going to be some really good bacon!

    Ide like to thank everyone who helped me with the cures and for all the geat advice and expertise! i ended up using a TQ substitute, with LEM Cure#1, salt and sugar

    1lb salt
    1/2lb sugar
    2 tablespoons of the pink stuff.

    mixed that at a ratio of one tablespoon per pound, with 1 tablespoon per pound of brown sugar. i then rubbed my belly really good, and put into some 2 gallon ziplock bags, and added some maple syrup. then into the fridge for about 10-11 days!

    Meat side of my favorite piece of meat

    Side view of all three pieces

    In the bag with cure+syrup
  2. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks like you are welll on your way to some great bacon - congratulaions on getting it done
  3. cheapchalee

    cheapchalee Smoking Fanatic

    Glad you got things straightened out with the cure. Waiting on the final qview. Gonna be a long 10 days. [​IMG]

  4. hoser

    hoser Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Looks like you are well on your way. I love the maple's my go-to recipe now.
  5. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    what he said ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ we will be waiting.
    gonna be great!!!!!!!!
  6. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great Start on the Bacon...
  7. thomask702

    thomask702 Newbie

    thanks guys!

    it really is going to be a long 10 days!


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