mmmmmmmmm bacon w/Qview

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by solaryellow, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. solaryellow

    solaryellow Limited Mod Group Lead

    So after seeing all the Buckboard Bacons being done here, I just had to try it for myself. So I ordered a box of Hi Mountain cure/seasoning and cut up a Boston Butt into 3 pieces. I somehow managed to survive the 10 days of curing without getting impatient (probably because good bacon is worth waiting for) and on to the UDS it went last night. I ended up doing one rubbed with black pepper and left the other two alone. The results were fantastic! Wifey fried some up with some eggs this morning and we were in love with it. I suspect store-bought bacon is going to be a thing of the past for us. Now I really need to get a slicer. [​IMG]


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  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wow! That is some fine looking bacon. Makes me want to go to the store and yell at everyone buying bacon there and tell them about how good yours looks but I would probably get arrested.

    Winston-Salem, home of Texas Pete.
    I lived in Greenville for a little while.
     
  3. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice! [​IMG]
     
  4. solaryellow

    solaryellow Limited Mod Group Lead

    Texas Pete's is good stuff. A real nice mild hot sauce. I can get bulk sizes if you need it. :)

    Thanks Dawn!
     
  5. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks great [​IMG]
     
  6. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking Bacon, especially the one with the pepper...[​IMG]
     
  7. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice work there Solar.[​IMG]
     
  8. ellymae

    ellymae Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks good!
     
  9. erain

    erain Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    real fine looking buckboard there!!! and i bet tastes better than it looks!!![​IMG]
     
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thats some mighty fine looking bacon there solar. Now we just have to get you thats slicer I got 2 off of E-bay and they work fine.
     
  11. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wow !
    That looks sooo freakin' good !
    I gotta do one of them soon, maybe after I do a CB----eerrr maybe before----ah heck, maybe together.
    I just don't know----It was gonna be a CB next, but this looks sooooo good !


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  12. That looks great Solar. I need to make me some of that soon.
     
  13. khuhner

    khuhner Fire Starter

    Awesome Bacon! Note to self, put bacon as the very next project!
     
  14. Wow. Looks fantastic!
     
  15. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good looking bacon! I haven't tried making it myself yet, but after seeing yours I may have to pick up a cure kit.[​IMG]
     
  16. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az
    salty smokey pork.......it's gotta be good!
     
  17. isutroutbum

    isutroutbum Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Fantastic!!!! Thanks so much for posting this. My brother and me are going to do up some ribs, and beef roasts tomorrow while watching college football. However, this WILL be a project for me next week (at least getting them curing)!!

    If you have a second, could you tell us what temps you smoked at?

    Again, thanks for posting!! [​IMG]
     
  18. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Man that looks delicious.

    [​IMG]for sure.

    what was your final internal temp and do you still fry it afterwards like a regular store bought bacon?

    Thanks for this. You make it look easy.
     
  19. got14u

    got14u Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I just broke down and bought some store bought bacon becuase I was out of bacon grease....and I am out of buckboard...seeing this makes me remeber how good that stuff is. and way better for ya....good work

    I think running out of bacon grease is the only draw back to grinding your own meat. there is just not enough fat for you to keep up on grease. oh well a good problem i figure
     
  20. kurtsara

    kurtsara Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I am waiting for a response also but I don't think you have to smoke it, although I think he did, I think you can cure it and then fry it also.

    I have used the same cure to me homemade Canadian bacon and the wifes 3 brothers were amazed that I made that at home and it tasted so good, they thought I bought a ham somewhere and was serving that.
     

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