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Bacon

Bacon makes everything better: fact. Chowhounds talk about the best bacon to buy, how to cook it, and where to find bacon dishes on a menu anywhere.

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Which packaged bacon is sliced the thinnest?

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by small h 4 years ago

This thread http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/906628?commentId=8153588#8153588 mentions Hormel and Kroger. Any others? We're in Manhattan, and anything available in a Whole Foods, Trader Joe's...

Fresh home cured bacon

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by FalkCulinairUSA 4 months ago

This is a project that I just finished up and OMG is it amazing... I'm not sure I will ever buy commercial bacon again!

Making Smoked Canadian Bacon

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by JMF 6 years ago

A few days ago I started some pork loins curing to make Canadian Bacon. When they have cured for about a week I'll smoke them in my Bradley smoker. I used a basic dry cure, plus additional herbs...

Bacon Help - Is it ruined?

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by Deputycoz 7 months ago

I had a 10 lb. pork belly that I cured in the fridge with curing salt, salt and other spices for 6 days. Yesterday after rinsing and soaking I put in the oven on a rack for 2 hours at 200 degrees,...

Beginner. Help? Chicken wrapped in bacon?

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by ally99 7 months ago

Hi all, I am really confused as to how to do this. I need to bring chicken, either bites or tenders, wrapped in bacon to an event next Friday night. I'm afraid if I wrap the bacon around the chick...

Stainless steel fry pan - how to fry eggs without them sticking!!

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by Full tummy 10 years ago

Well, I've generally always used a non-stick fry pan for eggs, but I decided to try out my Kitchen Aid stainless steel version and can't figure out how to fry eggs, even bacon, without turning the ...

Vegetarian Alternative to Bacon Grease

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by goldblum 9 years ago

Howdy hounders, I found a recipe for bacon-infused bourbon and it seems easy enough: add bacon grease to bourbon, freeze, skim fat layer off top, enjoy smoky bacon bourbon. However, my loved on...

British Bacon and Sausages

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by dtm323 2 years ago

Where can I order real traditional highest-quality British meat, especially bacon and sausages? Thanks in advance!

Benton's Hickory smoked bacon - major decline in quality?

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by swarttav 12 years ago

I have purchased by mail order Benton's bacon, country ham and prosciutto for some time. The last time I ordered I received a reply that shipping would take 5 or so weeks because an article in Sa...

Rind on bacon?

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by Aimee 14 years ago

I accidently bought some rind on bacon. When I cooked some of it it tasted great except the perimeter of it was hard and chewy. It's already sliced. Am I supposed to cut the rind off? What do you...

Hunan Bacon

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by BIM 11 years ago

Does anyone out there remember Henry Chung's original restaurant on Kearny in Chinatown - late 70's I guess...and on the menu they had this dish called simply, I think, Hunan bacon. It consisted o...

Shanghai style preserved pork @ Marina Food in San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Marina Food has house-cured Shanghai style preserved pork ("bacon" belly cut) displayed on top of the counter in the meat department. I bought a piece to try, $6.99 per pound, slicing and steaming ...

Nitrate Free Bacon- what's the difference?

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by javaandjazz 12 years ago

Is there any noticeable difference between regular bacon and nitrate free bacon? I see nitrate free bacon at Trader Joe's all the time and have been tempted to try it. What brand should I try? Th...

Canadian Bacon - a total loss?

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by mookster 12 years ago

I bought a pkg. of Canadina Bacon @ The Greenmarket (Flying Pigs)last Sat. (eight days ago). Not opened yet - is it still okay? Damn this ridiculous work schedule!

Sweet Potatoes with Bacon?

DuffyH
by DuffyH 1 year ago

Hi everyone, Because I hate that cloying sweet potato casserole, I'm always looking for ways to change things up but still make everyone happy on Thanksgiving. I've done baked, mashed and roaste...

Can I eat bacon after use by date?

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by alesandra 1 year ago

I have some bacon in the fridge and the use by date on the packet was 4 days ago. Is it still ok to eat? (Wanted to add it though to some pasta for dinner, which is in 2 hours)

Bacon Grease - Shelf life?

WhatsEatingYou
by WhatsEatingYou 6 years ago

I saved the fat when I fried up some bacon a few weeks ago and have been using pats here and there for eggs and sauteing but am using sparingly since I do not make bacon often. How long can the fa...

Can Cured Salt Pork Be Used In Place of Bacon?

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by Canthespam 11 years ago

Message I am making Julia Childs' recipe for Boeuf Bourguignon for the first time. It calls for 6 oz. of slab bacon. I could only find large pre-packaged slab bacon. The butcher at Mollie Stones...

Cooking bacon in a pure clay pot (stovetop)

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by montisqu 2 years ago

Is it possible to cook just bacon in a pure clay pot on a stovetop? I would be using either ghee or lard for the oil. Does the pot absorb the leftover oil?