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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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Is there anything bacon DOESN'T go with?

Bat Guano
by Bat Guano 12 years ago

I can't think of anything. I guess this makes bacon the perfect food. Any dissenters? Provide examples of what bacon doesn't go with - IF YOU DARE!

How is commercial bacon jam preserved for shelves?

iheartcooking
by iheartcooking 4 years 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 jars. As I understand it, cured meats cannot be canned using any of the methods I...

How long does bacon keep?

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by karykat 11 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 does bacon keep? I've never been clear on that. It seems like it should keep a ...

Best PNW bacon?

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by Booklegger451 4 years ago

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

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

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by cmailhot 4 years ago

Hello! I have a little mishap to fix. I recently ordered a whole butchered pastured hog and for some reason (despite having done this several times before) rather than requesting the bacon be cured...

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

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by relizabeth 12 years ago

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

OK to eat Benton's Bacon Raw?

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by Torolover 5 years 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 too? I assume they are cured the same way, but I'm no expert. Thanks!

Bacon not salty enough

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by jtola18 5 years 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 again after its been sliced?? I've tried seasoning it while cooking but its just n...

What is Reasoning Behind Southern Extremely Salty Bacon?

opinionatedchef
by opinionatedchef 5 years ago

This morning in Boston, I had a wonderful breakfast at a small artisinal charcuterie-driven bistro, Coppa. The bacon was the best ever, and not very salty. It got me to thinking about my question a...

Uses for Bacon Scraps

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by Bada Bing 5 years ago

I bought a three-pound box of quality bacon scraps--have never seen that product or packaging before. The contents are a mixture of bits as large as half-slices and then also various random shreds...

Carcinogenic Bacon?

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by Steve 5 years ago

By now I guess everyone has heard about the World Health Organization report that processed/cured/smoked meats cause cancer. Ham, bacon, jerky.... all to be avoided. So how do you plan on substit...

Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

"...a link between certain types of meat and some forms of cancer – notably bowel cancer – isn’t ‘new’ news – the evidence has been building for decades, and is supported by a lot of careful resear...

Pancetta or Bacon?

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by Gardis 5 years ago

Hi, I've seen some good recipes that call for Pancetta, which happens to be very expensive. What would be an acceptable substitute? I was thinking slab bacon would work quite nicely. Regular bacon ...

Mennonite bacon

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by Paddy145 5 years ago

A week ago I had lunch at Aberfoyle Mill (big reccomendation) near Guelph. I tasted bacon that was the best i have had in years. I was informed that it was produced by Mennonite farmers around St J...

Nueske's bacon?

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by caitlinhc 7 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 want to try Nueske's. Any ideas? (I tried diBruno's - no luck.) Thanks for y...

Magic Vegan Bacon Grease

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by tazia 6 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 opinions. I'm making a pot of refried beans today using this recipe (http://ww...

Glazed bacon

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by sgschef 5 years ago

Having an engagement brunch for 70 people on Sunday! Plan on glazed bacon-but trying to figure out how to get this done for so many people. Can it be served room temperature? Can it be done the ...

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

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by chocolatetartguy 5 years ago

I discovered this in the bottom of my meat bin. It is uncured and I believe cherrywood smoked with a year old pull date. I suspect that I should just toss it, but I love bacon and it's a sin to...

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

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by erotavlas 5 years 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 buy enough slices that will last me several months and freeze it. I eat bacon v...

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

magnoliasouth
by magnoliasouth 5 years 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 a desire for good food. I remained at our Army post, alone. Everyone else went h...