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My first Bacon

Discussion in 'Hot Smoked Bacon' started by realbigswede, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. Ok I bought 10 pound of pork belly:

     

    Fresh cut pork for my bacon


    Salt and brown sugar in vacuum sealed packet.  They have been in them now for 10 day and in to the smoker.


    IN the smoker for 4 hours....at 150F


    ok out of the smoker


    Cutup and in to the vacuum bags.


    and in to the pan for a real test!! BOY it is so good!! Thank guys for getting me in to this.
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2013
  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    thats gonna be some good stuff
     
  3. cheated and cut a piece and fried it and boy was it good.. still 14 hours to go
     
  4. foamheart

    foamheart Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Bacon is an addiction once started.
     
  5. rp ribking

    rp ribking Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Bacon is next on my agenda, Can't wait to see it finished!!!
     
  6. disco

    disco Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I can hardly wait to see your result.

    Disco
     
  7. pc farmer

    pc farmer Epic Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    You will never go to store bought again.
     
  8. ok I have up dated the main post. hope you guys like it.
     
  9. foamheart

    foamheart Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yeppers He's hooked now!

    Congrats!
     
  10. disco

    disco Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nothing like making food the way YOU like it is there?

    Disco
     
  11. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great job
     
  12. an other question why is my bacon grey not red like others bacon? is it I was dot having nitrate in my cure or did I smoke them with to high temp?

    It still tasting good maybe little tuff...
     
  13. disco

    disco Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  14. disco

    disco Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Very kind but don't thank me. Thank guys like Pops and Bearcarver for sharing their experience. Its what makes this forum great!

    Go forth and smoke!

    Disco
     
  15. woodcutter

    woodcutter Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Around here you made "side pork". I don't know if it is called that other places. It is very good!