Smoking intermittently?

Discussion in 'Bacon' started by ryno21, May 12, 2015.

  1. ryno21

    ryno21 Fire Starter

    Cured my first belly with tq (Bear's recipe, thanks Bear) for 15 days. I pulled out and rinsed last night and left in fridge overnight to dry. I put it in my smoker at 100 with amnps smoke tonight at 7. My question is should I smoke all night? Should I smoke for 4 hours tonight and if I do am I safe to put it back in fridge overnight and smoke for another 4 or so hours tomorrow night? This is my first try at bacon and was planning on doing his on a weekend when I had more time but it didn't work out that way. Thanks
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    You can smoke all night, I like 10 hours with the AMNPS, or go back and forth from the refer. There are guys that smoke at ambient 90°F for three days straight with no time in the fridge. The cure has you covered on bacteria...JJ
  3. mr t 59874

    mr t 59874 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Yey Chef, good to hear from you.  I resemble those remarks.

  4. ryno21

    ryno21 Fire Starter

    Thank you very much. Btw I am not a big poster on here but I am an avid reader and use many of your recipes, as well as mr. Ts thanks for the input.

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