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Bacon not salty enough

by jtola18 15 days ago

Had my bacon done by a friend and it tastes like smoked side pork. Not salty at all. Is there any way of curing it ag...

rasputina commented 13 days ago

What is Reasoning Behind Southern Extremely Salty Bacon?

by opinionatedchef 11 months ago

This morning in Boston, I had a wonderful breakfast at a small artisinal charcuterie-driven bistro, Coppa. The bacon ...


gfr1111 commented 2 months ago

Uses for Bacon Scraps

by Bada Bing 3 months ago

I bought a three-pound box of quality bacon scraps--have never seen that product or packaging before. The contents a...


eatingjoy commented 3 months ago

Carcinogenic Bacon?

by Steve 3 months ago

By now I guess everyone has heard about the World Health Organization report that processed/cured/smoked meats cause ...

Zalbar commented 3 months ago

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Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"...a link between certain types of meat and some forms of cancer – notably bowel cancer – isn’t ‘new’ news – the evi...

Pancetta or Bacon?

by Gardis 4 months ago

Hi, I've seen some good recipes that call for Pancetta, which happens to be very expensive. What would be an acceptab...

mbfant commented 4 months ago

Mennonite bacon

by Paddy145 4 months ago

A week ago I had lunch at Aberfoyle Mill (big reccomendation) near Guelph. I tasted bacon that was the best i have ha...


Spelunk commented 4 months ago

Nueske's bacon?

by caitlinhc 2 years ago

Looking for Nueske's in Philadelphia, Montgomery or Bucks County. I'm a true fan of Rieker's on Oxford Ave but I just...


FriedClamFanatic commented 4 months ago

Magic Vegan Bacon Grease

by tazia 1 year ago

I picked this up at my local vegan grocery (SO lucky to have this) and am wondering if anyone else has used it/has op...

MplsM ary commented 4 months ago

Glazed bacon

by sgschef 5 months ago

Having an engagement brunch for 70 people on Sunday! Plan on glazed bacon-but trying to figure out how to get this d...


Jimisi commented 4 months ago

Bacon sticks to my Lodge cast iron skillet

by brandygirl 1 year ago

My Lodge pan is about 6 months old. Although it came pre-seasoned, I added seasoning to it before using it--wiped oi...


JimHillman commented 5 months ago

Year old uncured Neutske bacon - Do I have to toss it?

by chocolatetartguy 5 months ago

I discovered this in the bottom of my meat bin. It is uncured and I believe cherrywood smoked with a year old pull d...

C. Hamster commented 5 months ago

Why does bacon lose it's flavour the longer it is frozen?

by erotavlas 5 months ago

I usually buy thickly cut good quality bacon from a local butcher. Since it's far and I can't go there very often, I...


zackly commented 5 months ago

Peameal Bacon

by jamesm 9 years ago

My girlfriend's mom bought us a giant amount of good quality peameal bacon. Why, I have no idea. I've never said anyt...


Wren1560 commented 5 months ago

ISO: Spanish (or Mexican) rice with bacon, seeded/skinned tomatoes and labor intensive.

by magnoliasouth 6 months ago

Back in the early 90s when my husband was in Desert Storm, I was left alone with small children, a full-time job and ...


sparrowgrass commented 6 months ago

Where to buy Irish boiling bacon in Washington, D.C.?

by cg123 6 months ago

Does any one know where I can buy Irish Bacon ( aka Irish boiling bacon/back bacon) in Washington, D.C.? Thanks!

tommyskitchen commented 6 months ago

What happened to Niman Ranch bacon?

by DoctorDaveNY 5 years ago

Been a loyal buyer of Niman Ranch bacon for years. By far my favorite and better than any artisan bacons I've tried e...


sunnyskies12 commented 6 months ago

Making bacon dishes a tad healthier?

by borisabrams 7 months ago

Hi there! I am not the best when it comes to the science of fats etc. But I am a very health conscious eater. I h...


tastesgoodwhatisit commented 7 months ago

"Bacon" from seaweed

by BobB 7 months ago

If they can commercialize this it could be major.


eatingjoy commented 7 months ago

Looking for good turkey bacon

by bards4 8 years ago

What brands of turkey bacon taste the best to you? Thanks!


acgold7 commented 7 months ago

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