Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
I just set up a new batch of bacon to cure, with local, pasture raised pork. Here's how it's done.
Lamb belly makes amazing bacon.
Maple-smoked bacon made from scratch. (I even built the wood-fired oven it was smoked in.)
The mighty pig our American hero. She is more than bacon so GET IN MAA BELLY and enjoy a little ditty on the cloven hooved delight....
Making and hot smoking bacon, Canadian bacon,spicy pork loin, carne adovada, duck, and turkey.
Straight-off-the-cutting-board good. A 3 day brine and 2 hours of hickory smoke resulted in some terrific Canadian Bacon, April's Charcutepalooza "Hot Smoking" entry.
My smokin' hot post for the April Charcutepalooza challenge.
April's Charcutepalooza challenge - Making Canadian bacon, working the eggs Benedict and what else to do other than the eggs Benedict.
Using home made apple wood smoked bacon in beet greens and smoking bacon at home.
Eggs Benedict...IMHO, the highest and best use of the Canadian Bacon I made this month for Charcutepalooza.