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Pork Belly

Want to make some bacon, but can only find frozen pork belly. Will that suffice?


  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,586
    Yep. Leave it in the cryovac in your fridge for a day or two. They freeze them because short shelf life.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • 500500 Posts: 1,795
    I've read to get fresh, when you can.  Obvious reasons.  But I've seen both on the interwebs.
    Large BGE; Midlothian, Virginia
    I like Pig Butts and I can not lie.
    "Barbecue is a journey, one meal at a time."
  • What are your plans, hot or cold smoke? Welcome to the forum. I am curing my second belly right now. It turns out very nice. Lots of info on here about doing it too, Others will chime in.
  • I plan on cold smoking. This will be my 1st attempt!!
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