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How is commercial bacon jam preserved for shelves?

by iheartcooking 29 days ago

I'm doing some research for my business, where we want to sell and gift our bacon jam as a shelf stable product in ja...

Melanie Wong commented 21 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...


MzStacy commented 2 months ago

Best PNW bacon?

by Booklegger451 5 months ago

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

paulj commented 2 months ago

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

by cmailhot 2 months 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 months 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 3 months ago

OK to eat Benton's Bacon Raw?

by Torolover 5 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 5 months ago

Bacon not salty enough

by jtola18 6 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 6 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 8 months ago

Uses for Bacon Scraps

by Bada Bing 9 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 9 months ago

Carcinogenic Bacon?

by Steve 9 months ago

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

Zalbar commented 9 months ago

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Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

by Melanie Wong 9 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 10 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 10 months ago

Mennonite bacon

by Paddy145 10 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 10 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 10 months ago

Magic Vegan Bacon Grease

by tazia 2 years 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 10 months ago

Glazed bacon

by sgschef 10 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 10 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 10 months ago

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

by chocolatetartguy 11 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 11 months ago

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

by erotavlas 11 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 11 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 11 months ago

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