How to make Bacon
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Makin' bacon... how to cure and smoke bacon without nitrates
This is my step-by-step picture tutorial on how to smoke bacon without nitrates. You don't need to raise and slaughter your own pigs to make your own nitrate-free bacon. You could just buy naturally raised, organic pork belly and make bacon yourself, at a fraction of the cost of buying the stuff in the store.
Home-Cured Pork Belly Bacon | Primal Palate | Paleo Recipes - Primal Palate | Paleo Recipes
Home-Cured Pork Belly Bacon - 15 lb Pork Belly 3/4 cup Salt, Coarse, kosher 6 tsp Salt - Pink Curing, (or celery juice powder) 1/2 cup Black Pepper, eyeball it. we coarsely milled ours in our coffee grinder for a few seconds. 6 Bay Leaf, crumbled 1/4 cup Maple Sugar 1/2 cup Grade B Maple Syrup 15 cloves Garlic, Crushed
EAT The Whole Pig: How To Cure Your Own Bacon
EAT The Whole Pig: How To Cure Your Own Bacon - 2 1/2 pound pork belly (Mine was actually a little closer to 2 3/4 pounds) 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup kosher salt (I used Peg's Salt made locally and mixed with herbs and spices) 1t curing salt 1T dark molasses 1T freshly ground black pepper - SMOKE