I'll be back
Have a great vacation and I am looking forward to the slicing.
A man with fresh bacon can become very popular. Rub a little behind each ear and drive the little lady crazy!
I always use hickory on everything except cheeses.
just my 2 cents.
Great to hear a success story like this, I've soaked a belly ( my first ever ) for almost two weeks. And now I have an emergency and have to leave. Will have to pour out some of the brine then freeze the belly, will thaw it when I get back and dry it in the fridge. When that's done I will warm smoke it. I think your right, Hickory sounds good! Thanks for your story.