when making pork belly bacon....

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by lisacsco, Oct 7, 2007.

  1. ....why are you scrubbing it with a stiff brush under warm water after curing?


    thanks,
    Lisa
     
  2. cajun_1

    cajun_1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Wish I could find Pork Belly (around here) to scrub with a stiff brush ......[​IMG]
     
  3. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    When you dry cure, it helps remove the cure and decreases the saltiness.
     
  4. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Yeppers!

    I like a wet cure. I also like to pump spray/inject the brine which includes pure maple syrup. I guess it's just what your raised on and used to.

    Tim - Do you have a Chinese super market near town? That's where I finally found mine.
     

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