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Offline Electric Miner

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BACON!
« on: November 26, 2017, 07:06:20 PM »
Eighteen pounds of sliced bacon, including one small bag of ends and pieces for flavoring soups and such. Tomorrow I have to vacuum pack it.



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Re: BACON!
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2017, 08:23:29 PM »
That's a whole lotta good eatin'.

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Re: BACON!
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 04:53:58 AM »
It would be dangerous for me to have that much bacon in the house.

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Re: BACON!
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2017, 09:04:18 AM »
Yeah, I dearly love bacon, but at about 3 slices a couple of times a year that would be 3 lifetimes supply!

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Re: BACON!
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2017, 07:12:44 AM »
Started making my own sausage for the first time this year.. now working up to links .. itís kind of like black powder... itís the journey

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Re: BACON!
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2017, 04:52:11 AM »
Yes. The Journey.



The delicious, meaty, journey!

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Re: BACON!
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2017, 10:22:19 AM »
Hi Electric, is that bacon from the javelina that visit your yard?  )l_

Regards,
Richard, a lover of bacon.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2017, 10:24:12 AM by ssb73q »
Thereís nothing better in the morning than the smell of bacon and black powder smoke!

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Re: BACON!
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2017, 02:24:41 PM »
No. Store bought pork belly.

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Re: BACON!
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2018, 05:01:41 PM »
I have soooooo many that I like.  I try to make the kitchen easy
here's my baked beans        you can start with any can of beans even pork and beans from the shelf   but traditional you start from scratch
I have a 1 qt crock pot   
pour 2 cups of white navy beans  (or great northern) in pot
add water to cover beans  an inch or so  if you like salt  add 1/2 teaspoon
turn to high a cook all night   turn heat down before bed to warm    morning continue to cook until beans are tender remove let cool

I have wire mesh strainers put one over an empty  empty pot, pour the beans and water into the strainer save the water
rinse beans with fresh  water put back into the crockpot     add enough of the saved fluid to just cover the beans
1tsp dry mustard    or 1 tablespoon  prepared mustard
1/4#  salt pork  or bacon (like I said make it easy)  diced up bite size pieces
1/2 cup diced onion
2/3 cup brown sugar         brown sugar goes hard in no time

so you can grate a cup or steam it till soft                   or make your own   I make my own as I need it.
2 table spoon molasses     to 1 cup sugar

put all that in crockpot and stir         add another 1/4 cup  of molasses

cover crock pot    set on high to get everything hot then turn to low    stir now and then so beans don't stick to pot, taste test.
beans should be soft but not mushy. If tastes right eat for supper,
But they get better if you cook them again

looks like a lot of work but it isn't  only 5 ingredients      and you can add more or less  molasses as you want

Taken this to potlucks  several times   always comes back empty
« Last Edit: January 01, 2018, 05:09:18 PM by DD4lifeusmc »