Do you mop/sop your bacon?

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by den, May 21, 2009.

  1. den

    den Newbie

    I'm a newbie to smoking although I've been curing pork bellies for a couple years for pancetta (and also making guanciale). Anyway, I just got a smoker a couple of months ago and have been smoking bellies. This smoking thing is money! I'm going to start curing my 4th or 5th batch of bacon tomorrow and since I was also going to make ribs I was wondering about using a mop on the bacon. I see Captain Morgan and apple juice is a good mop. Can I use it on the bellies?
     
  2. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I spray apple juice on my bellies-sure u can add rum
     
  3. okie joe

    okie joe Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yes I mop my bellies and my buckboard Bacon....apple cider is good so is capt.morgan...some use apple and jack dan....
     

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