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Need home-cured bacon pointers (to keep my husband from divorcing me)

by cmailhot 8 days ago

Hello! I have a little mishap to fix. I recently ordered a whole butchered pastured hog and for some reason (despite ...


teesquare commented 2 days ago

How long does bacon keep?

by karykat 7 years ago

I have some really good bacon we bought about a month ago. We used some but have most of a package left. How long d...


Klyde commented 5 days ago

What is 'canadian bacon' in the UK? [moved from the UK/Ireland board]

by relizabeth 8 years ago

I've just started eating meat again and am drooling for some Canadian Bacon. But what is it called?


Harters commented 15 days ago

Best PNW bacon?

by Booklegger451 3 months ago

I'm planning to make this recipe, and I want to source some truly outstanding local bacon. Thoughts on who's smoking...

kaleokahu commented 3 months ago

OK to eat Benton's Bacon Raw?

by Torolover 3 months ago

I bought some Benton's Country Ham and Bacon. I know I can eat the ham raw. I'm wondering can I can the Bacon raw t...


Ryuthrowsstuff commented 3 months ago

Bacon not salty enough

by jtola18 4 months 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 4 months ago

What is Reasoning Behind Southern Extremely Salty Bacon?

by opinionatedchef 1 year ago

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


gfr1111 commented 6 months ago

Uses for Bacon Scraps

by Bada Bing 7 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 7 months ago

Carcinogenic Bacon?

by Steve 7 months ago

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

Zalbar commented 7 months ago

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Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

by Melanie Wong 7 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 8 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 8 months ago

Mennonite bacon

by Paddy145 8 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 8 months ago

Nueske's bacon?

by caitlinhc 3 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 8 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 8 months ago

Glazed bacon

by sgschef 8 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 8 months ago

Bacon sticks to my Lodge cast iron skillet

by brandygirl 2 years 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 8 months ago

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

by chocolatetartguy 9 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 9 months ago

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

by erotavlas 9 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 9 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 9 months ago

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

by magnoliasouth 9 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 9 months ago

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