"It's been while."
"I don't know why it's taken so long..."
Thoughts that go through my head.
The wait is over. But it just began!
I started some belly curing in Pop's brine recipe, with the addition of maple extract and some "black forest seasoning" I found on another site. It includes...
OK, my Pork Belly is in the smoke.
I did another Slab due out on the 17th. I let it set to pelical for 2 days in my curing fridge, but today set it in front of my fan and finished drying it out.
Satisfied it was well dry, I forged ahead and have it in the cold smoke and running a MES temp of...