Home cured bacon

Chic Rustler

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this is a write up on my home cured bacon ATTEMPT. i have no idea how it will go.

here are the directions from the box i got from Amazon.
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so the directions say 16 oz is good for 25 lbs. we have nowhere near that much so a little math and i figured we use .64 oz per lb.

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we cut the pork belly in sections small enough to fit in 1 gallon freezer bags and then rubbed them down as directed. the directions say they need to cure for a week in the fridge. i will likely flip them daily. stay tuned to see how it comes out.

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That is awesome, thank you for sharing,
I use 1/4 cup Salt , 1/4 cup Brown Sugar , 1/4 Real Maple Syrup ( This is for a 3-4 pound slab )
I rub it in , put in the bag for 7-10 days turning it over daily, after ya take it out rince and soak in clean water for an hour or two , dry it ( patting it down ) Hang in the smokehouse for about 8 Hours and ENJOY!!!
 

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