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post #1 of 16
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hi all!!


im new to this site, but not new to smoking. im always trying new ideas, and looking for more. i am looking forward to swapping stories, ideas, recipes.....


ive recently gotten into cold smoking recently....my project this week, cause it takes a week, bacon!!! ill post pics with progress, im curing it for the next 5 days.


please feel free to gimme any suggestions you might have for me, or just to chat....i have recently landed a job that puts me at a desk more than im used to. so, lots of time on my hands....haha





happy smoking!!!



post #2 of 16

Welcome to SMF. Glad to have you here. Bacon has been popular around here as of late. Cant wait to see yours done.


post #3 of 16

Welcome to SMF nice to have ya.. lots to learn here and great people as well. Happy smoking icon14.gif

post #4 of 16

Welcome to SMF glad you joined us. Have fun and happy smoking

post #5 of 16

Welcome to the party!

post #6 of 16

Welcome to unlimited resources and great Q.

post #7 of 16

Welcome to SMF........welcome1.gif

post #8 of 16

Welcome to SMF - nice to see ya here with us. Be sure to post up some qview of that bacon and your process

How do you cold smoke?  Have you seen the A MAZE N SMOKER unit yet? Check it out, Todd is one of the sponsors on this site

post #9 of 16
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thanks everyone.....


and yea, i saw the A maze n smoker....and its already been ordered. i should have it today or tomm. and am expecting to use this weekend. im pretty dern excited.  normally i use wood chips in a pot of some sort....and just smolder.

post #10 of 16
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this is my current cold smoker...haha. i know i can use my hot smoker, but this was fun to build. plus, ill be able to do lots of things inside...hams, sausage....







post #11 of 16

Welcome to the Group... You will love it here...

post #12 of 16
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so, the bacon got smoked this weekend. i also did some cheese and nuts while at it.


turned out pretty good. i think i need a bigger prob belly next time.






ready to get started with the AMNS
















nuts done.....smoked for about 3 or 4 hrs. some EVOO and cajun spices mixed in. turned out pretty good




Bacon done...smoked about 6 hrs. taste pretty good. all went well for a first time......had some BLT last night.



pretty easy process....but time is the important factor. next time, ill prob cure longer, and light both sides of the AMNS....id like a thicker smoke. but, the AMNS worked wonderfully...provided constant smoke, and made it soooo much easier. i used hickory btw. i would recommend that lil booger to anyone who likes to smoke.







post #13 of 16

I am certainly not a bacon expert, but don't you skin the belly before you smoke it?

post #14 of 16
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haha.....yea. it was my first time.....and i wasnt sure about that. i cold smoked it, so it wasnt a big deal to remove. lessons learned right? lol

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post #16 of 16

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