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My try at Buckboard Bacon

BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
edited 9:20AM in EggHead Forum
Thanks to Thirdeye, Fidel, & Lil Chef, I am on my way to the promised land of Buckboard Bacon. A little nervous as this is my first time.
Worth mentioning is that Crimsongator and Hungry Man were of absolutely no help, with Carwash Mike only slightly better. :P
One might think I could figure it out on my own, even with my obvious limited capability. I figured incorporating the help of no less than a half dozen Egghead friends couldnt hurt.
Thanks Everyone!


  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Good Luck B!I have done BBB several times with success.You'll be proud to know my next endeavour will be Hi Mountain Old Fashioned Bologna!!! BWWWAAAAHHAAAAHHAAA! B) Good luck Buddy! ;)
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Some of that $3.50/lb processed a--hole? YUM! B)

    Thanks Hoss, I hope it comes out good!
  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    i have two boxes of that stuff in my garage but since we lost the extra fridge they are just sitting there laughing at me...

    happy eggin


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    "Life is too short to be diplomatic. A man's friends shouldn't mind what he does or says- and those who are not his friends, well, the hell with them. They don't count."

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  • CrimsongatorCrimsongator Posts: 5,795
    CWM is only slightly better at a lot of things.
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Good for you Ron! Your only regret is going to be that you haven't started doing this sooner! B)
  • TennisbumTennisbum Posts: 228
    Go for it Man! I did and it is some of the best bacon I have ever had. Pretty much followed the High Mountain instructions plus what I learned off the chat board. I did an 8 hour soak, changing water ever 2 hours. Slight salt taste but no where near what it is with commercial bacon.
    I posted a couple of pics of my finished product.
    Best of luck.
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Thanks LC & Tennisbum. I plan to try belly next time.
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