It’s then wrapped up and set in a refrigerator for 6-7 days to cure. They are taught to perform surgery and prescribe drugs, nothing else… Even the institute of medicine said that the level of education on clinical nutrition in US medical schools is unsatisfactory…. Mix together until dissolved. Remove rind before slicing. Do I dump it or flip n put it back? Thank you. It’s the best sausage you could eat and its low fat and low sodium. Fantastic flavor! I’ve cured two 5 pound chunks in one batch of wet brine before. So my question is whether that saltiness is a function of the time I let them cure (both dry and wet) or the size of the cuts…or both? This recipe is based on the Maple-Cured Canadian Bacon Recipe by SeriousEats.com. #2 is for long-duration cures like salumi. Otherwise he would not have grey hair…. A whole hog belly cut into thirds will fit perfectly in a 2 inch steam table pan. loaded with nitrites… oh yeah and these doctors tried to warn the community with their wonderful piece, too, but i guess nobody paid attention to him: The epidemiological enigma of gastric cancer rates in the US: was grandmother’s sausage the cause? Now it’s time to cure. When I was a kid we always got Rind On bacon at the local smoke house. Will smoke to 200 and internal temp 150. for 3 hours. I would follow the directions on the Sausage Maker recipe. Thanks for an awesome recipe for bacon. Smoking the Bacon. The outside of the bacon seems to brown up rather quickly before the rest gets cooked. I would not even give it to a communist… let alone to my family. It is wet (brine) immersion cured with salt, seasonings, and Prague Powder #1 (pink 6.25 % sodium nitrite in 94% table salt – aka Cure #1) and then hot smoked. It gets unwieldy when trying to wrap it up and most home cooks do not have enough room in their fridge or smoker for such a large cut. Thanks again for an awesome cure and eats. In this recipe, I offer three ways to smoke the bacon. After day 3 my pan is full of the juice extracted. There are more nitrates and nitrites in 4 servings of celery or beets than 450 hotdogs. Reserve the bacon grease. On smoking day, remove pork from the brine and rinse well under cold running water, rubbing to remove all external brine. However, when I got home I found out that the butcher had already sliced the pork nicely thick. If you wanted to do a smaller batch. cg if you elect to remove the skin then yes you can rub down both sides. Want to turn up the heat? Sounds a lot like a warm smoking cabinet doesn’t it? The second batch turned out perfect, I added 2tbl spoon garlic powder and 1tbl spoon pepper and 1 c of maple syrup in stead of 1/2 c, Congrats! (And I’m sorry, but that really was more of a Michigan ‘eh’ than a Canadian one…) I feel obliged to make Canadian bacon pretty Canadian so I added a goodly slug of Grade B dark maple syrup to the brine. Printer-friendly version. Supplements do not provide this support (eat the food, don’t take the supplement).” Apparently, he has not got the memo on this one either: male physicians health study on multivitamin use and cancer incidence: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3517179/ Conclusions: In this large prevention trial of male physicians, daily multivitamin supplementation modestly but significantly reduced the risk of total cancer. Pour the brine into a large container and add the cold water or ice create 1 gallon of liquid. Why? I save all of […]. of curing salt per gallon of brine by USDA Standards.. It is so magnificently simple. I tried to cure about 14 pounds over the Christmas break and never got a chance to smoke it. Canadian Bacon At Home. FYI from my earlier comment. Both are naturally occurring in vegetables like celery and beets. I usually purchase my Insta-Cure #1 from The Sausage Maker. Andrew, I have tried a lot of different recipes for bacon cure, I like your approach the best. Bacon is God. You should be fine. I hope you give this recipe for homemade peameal bacon a try – it’s easy and delicious! I could have sworn I’ve been to this site before but after looking at many of the articles I realized it’s new to me. The Wet Cure and Dry Cure measurements are both for five pound chunks of belly. It’s time to add some of that fantastic smoke flavor to our cured slab of belly. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. Pour brine over pork belly (leftover brine can be refrigerated for 30 days). Turned out great. Is it okay to use a large 2 gallon ziplock instead of a foodsafe container? How did that turn out for you? I want to put my slabs in the cure tomorrow morning. This is my brine and smoking method for maple syrup bacon; it makes enough for one pork belly. Most big-box grocery stores do not carry pork bellies. Cool. My 87 year od father in law taught the men how to kill the hogs, skin an/or scrape them then complete the butcher process we then make our own sausage with seasonings we have finally perfected for our taste but low sipodium. Simply soak the slab for an hour in cold water and re-check with a fry test. Do you think if I eye ball a bit out of a tsp would this be sufficient ? Drop in the pork belly and make sure it stays submerged. This brine makes enough for one leg of ham and the sides (short bacon) from one whole pig (if you recall from my last post, we used the meatier half of the sides of two pigs for roasts, and the other half for bacon). The link you provided takes me to a doctors website who tries to tell us that nitrites are not so bad and even says “With processed meats the relative risk of colorectal cancer is mildly elevated…” but cites a study [4] to back up his claims that concludes: High intake of red and processed meat is associated with significant increased risk of colorectal, colon and rectal cancers. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until everything is well dissolved. Cut your pork belly into a nice square, bacon-like block. Insta-Cure #1 is the most commonly used type of sodium nitrite. This brine makes enough for one leg of ham and the sides (short bacon) from one whole pig (if you recall from my last post, we used the meatier half of the sides of two pigs for roasts, and the other half for bacon). In the dry cure portion you point out (and so does the jar) that 1 tsp of insta-cure covers 5 pounds. A case of pork might not be a problem for some, but for others it may be too much of an investment or take up too much space. First thanks for the website. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. after like a hundred year old debate the World Health Organization finally came out with its landmark study that concluded that eating processed meats with nitrates and nitrites increases one’s risk of cancer. ” an analysis of data from 10 studies, cited in the IARC report showed an 18 percent increased risk in colorectal cancer per 50g processed meat increase per day.”. Hopefully the bacon has the perfect amount of saltiness. Drop in the pork belly and make sure it stays submerged. Then of course, I smoke it with maple wood. Using celery salt and the like are less accurate way of measuring parts per million in the product than if you had used a proven cure. Stir in the brown sugar, black pepper, and garlic and onion powders. Check in 2 weeks for scum. However, it’s commonplace for these stores to only sell pork bellies by the case, which is 50 pounds, and the pork is usually a lower quality. Highly Relevant site . http://www.yourdoctorsorders.com/2013/02/nitrate-free-for-health/, “With processed meats the relative risk of colorectal cancer is mildly elevated, what about vegetarians and nitrates? Love the recipe. Start by combining ½ cup of salt ½ cup of brown sugar, 1 TBS of black pepper, and 1 tsp of Insta-Cure #1. What are your thoughts? Today’s the second time I give this a try. Herewith a Canadian bacon recipe (which is American) and a peameal bacon recipe (which is Canadian), inspired by this month’s #Charcutepalooza challenge: Brining. Refrigerate bacon … Drop in the pork belly and make sure it stays submerged. Is it a good idea to inject the brine around the bone before submersing the ham in the brine for the required period of time? I’ve never tried that product so I can’t say how it would effect this recipe. cant get recipe to print for curing bacon part one and part two. dark brown sugar 2 oz. In this recipe, I offer three ways to smoke the bacon. Hope it works out and I will be enjoying my own home made piece of heaven in a week. Good post! Home curing meats sounds a whole lot tougher than it really is, but if you can mix together a brine or rub salt on a pork belly – then you can cure meat and you can start enjoying better tasting, healthier and far more affordable bacon and Canadian bacon at home. If you go the liquid smoke route, use only the real stuff: fake liquid smoke has an unappealing chemical taste. I love the sound of your dry rub recipe but can’t find an amount for the honey. Rinse loin and blot dry. lol. Cover and refrigerate for 5 to 7 days, rearranging the pork in the brine daily. So good. Both cures turned out too salty for my taste. My only question is in your listed ingredients for the dry cure you list 1 TBS of black pepper and 1 tsp of insta cure. No heat is needed. I have book marked it for later! wikipedia: “Spores are not killed by boiling, but botulism is uncommon because special, rarely obtained conditions are necessary for botulinum toxin production from C. botulinum spores, including an anaerobic, low-salt, low-acid, low-sugar environment at ambient temperatures.[21]”. Gary, I know that people do use Tender Quick for curing bacon. Anyhow, I’m definitely happy I stumbled upon it and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking back often! There is simply not enough demand to keep them in stock. If you can get heritage breed pork from Berkshire, Duroc, Red Wattle, or Mangalitsa pigs that were raised with love and care it will absolutely show in the final product. Step 6: Use a plate or other weight to hold down belly in brine. Yes, the saltiness can intensify once the bacon has dried. Is this o.k.? I shall let you know!! Is there any alternative ? If, in hot weather, the brine becomes ropey (viscous when you put your hand in), remove meat, scrub in clean water and put it into fresh brine. You could be consuming MORE than if you had measured out the accurate amount of cure. I switched yours up a little though. Sounds like you already have a bacon recipe you are happy with. even at lower heat. Your dry rub calls for Kosher salt. Thanks for writing this! BRINE TO CURE HAM AND BACON : This is for 100 pounds of meat. 20 plus pound batches, It only takes a little more effort for 20 than 5 five and the clean up is the same. Yes, it’s likely to cost a bit more but taste and texture will be of a much higher quality, the animals were much more likely to be raised in superior conditions, and the money goes back into supporting your local farming community. Be sure and stop back in and let me know how your bacon turns out. Or is the cure time kind of required for proper preservation (and/or moisture reduction) and then soaking in fresh water is the the best way to reduce saltiness? Cheers! in other words if sugar and salt don’t kill botulism then stomach acid will. Smoking the brined Canadian Bacon … And they all made it to their 80s and 90s and more. With a wet cure, the belly is instead placed in a water-based cure solution and refrigerated for 10-14 days. Pour over meat in crock. Here is a blog, with pictures http://buddingbaketress.blogspot.com/2011/06/homemade-brown-sugar.html. I read a previous post with same dilemma but wasn’t answered. Awesome write up Ron! https://www.finecooking.com/recipe/homemade-applewood-smoked-bacon Since I purchased a giant belly I used both methods. If I brine for two days, in a salt and brown sugar. Hello Andrew, I tried your dry cure rub for a 5lb-ish belly and it turned out great. Was 200 too high temp? We’re butchering our pigs today and would like to get all the bacon from two pigs into brine tonight. Just like the majority of MDs. Prep Time 1 hr. This guide to cooking roast beef will help you create a flavorful, moist, and tender roast. If you are doing the dry cure you would want to weigh the IC and then go from there according to how much belly you are going to be using. After you've tried this curing technique for homemade bacon you will never want the store-bought stuff again. There are 2 basic ways to cure bacon – the wet cure or the dry cure method. Brine. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. I used a plastic container filled with water to weigh mine down. How to get it? Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl until they are uniformly combined. Hello Lindsey. ⅔ cup Kosher Salt; 2 Tbsp Prague Powder or pink salt; 2 Tbsp Pickling Spice; 1 cup Maple Syrup; 3 Cloves Garlic Crushed; 3 Litres Water; Instructions. I should say i rather believe my parents, grand parents, great-grand parents and so on who have been making sausages and bacon and all kinds of cured meats with nothing but plain old salt for hundreds of years. Thanks Memoria! The good thing about the saltiness is I use less at each serving and therefore it is lasting longer!!! After 4 or 5 days, turn the joints round in the brine, and after every so often. Would You cure bacon's with that same brine recipe? He tossed it up on the scale and it came in at 25 pounds. Tom, there are no problems not smoking the bacon. I’ll cover smoking in part 2. I read your blog often and you always post excellent content. Thanks, Steve. Turns out they consume more nitrates than people who eat processed meats.”. Disperse salt and aromatics in water, then submerge a whole muscle into that salted flavored water. How much honey is needed. Curing. Anything that you like will work, so experiment at will. Andrew, I have done the dry cure with great success and I want to thank you for taking the time to share this with the world. Cut the loin in two equal 4-5 pound pieces and set aside. I did the fry test before drying/smoking and it seemed just slightly too salty and I went ahead without soaking in fresh water. While the brine cools, trim the pork loin of excess fat and silver skin, keeping a thin layer of fat around the loin. Ham takes between 30 and 40 days. Paul Bates on November 16, 2018: It's that time of year again!! I don’t want to hurt anyone. I used this recipes for bacon and Canadian bacon using a pork eye of round. There are two curing methods to choose from: Dry and wet. I have a question about the curing salts-If the pork is in the refrigerator for the entire brining process, then smoked/baked until the correct internal temp is reached, does it NEED to have curing salts (yes-regular salt and sugar)? Bacon was the first meat I cured myself, and it’s absolutely the best cut for a newbie to enter the world of curing. After it is completely coated using all the cure and honey, wrap up the soon-to-be bacon. For those in metro-Atlanta pork belly is available at COSTCO and usually at Whole Foods. Why not make your own brown sugar? Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. 1 cup sugar-based curing mixture (such as Morton® Tender Quick®), maple, apple, or cherry wood chips for smoking. No, you would not…. plain salt (not iodized) 3 1/2 lb. And your prose is most excellent, sir. This is ideal as you want the slab to be as dry as possible so the smoke “sticks” to the meat when we put it in the smoker in part 2. Pat pieces dry and place onto smoker racks. If scum occurs, remove, wash meat off, start over again with new batch of brine. For the liquid portion, is it possible to not use water at all in order to hyper intense flavors? Phillip from Houston, Texas on July 22, 2019: I am going to use this recipe to brine a whole ham. They slices were overly sugary and burned easily as I expected they would be. It gives it that something special! (The real stuff). Adapted very lightly adapted from Micheal Ruhlman’s Canadian Bacon recipe at Ruhlman.com. To prepare this Smoked Back Bacon and Brine Recipe you may use a whole loin. Even though it looks dark it is still good eats. Or will insta-cure measurements be off? 1 gallon water, divided. i would rather deal with botulism than cancer. He went in the back and popped out a few minutes later with the biggest pork belly I’ve ever seen. A five-pound tub will last you a long time. Hi andrew thats an excellent job youve done there very elaborate and neat i must say! Glad you liked the recipe. Cool temperature is a key to curing. 7 lb. They are also likely to have the best prices. Thoughts? In a saucepan, combine 1 quart of water, the salt, sugar, syrup, the pink salt, bay leaves, garlic cloves, and peppercorns. If smoke flavor isn’t your thing by all means cook it up after the cure. Fry bacon in a pan until crispy. If you choose to smoke the meat on the grill, you'll need some hickory sawdust, which is available in smoking stores or through online retailers. Pour the honey over the belly and coat evenly. The bacon turned out great. I have a couple recipes for my Pops Brine: First, let me make an important distinction: the one "special" ingredient you use is a curing salt. The cooler weather also helps with temperature control. Ingredients. Salt, sugar, pepper, and Insta-cure are rubbed all over every surface of the belly. Researchers said they were surprised to find women on low-fiber diets were no more likely to develop colon cancer than those who stuck to fiber-rich foods like bran, fruits and vegetables, dried fruits, beans and whole grains. Hello, I split a pig with a buddy and long story short the butcher he hired sliced the pork belly in thick slices without smoking, do you know if I should alter curing time or amount of sugar and salt? Ingredients. When you flip the slab over after a few days the mixture will absorb in both sides while it is in the fridge. and have not even said that i would, have i? If the bacon has too much for your taste, fear not. Search for: Mertiso’s tips go viral, I have noticed you don’t monetize your blog, don’t waste your traffic, you can earn extra bucks every month because you’ve got high quality content. After 6-7 days the belly should feel firm and there will likely be a good amount of liquid pulled from the slab. Whether you’re using the wet or the dry curing method, the next step for smoking the bacon is the same. The volume of liquid is important for equal disbursement of the instacure #1 and for the brining of the other ingredients but I don’t want to use water as a crutch to make up the liquid volume. Put it in a ziplock bag and toss it in the freezer until you need it. I use a half-and-half mixture of hickory and maple chips. Paul Bates on November 16, 2018: It's that time of year again! There is absolutely nooooooo neeeeeed for nitrite. Are you supposed to cover both sides of meat with honey and spice/cure? Nitrates are not mandatory. I find Pops6927’s recipe from the Smoking Meat forums to be a great place to start. Then sprinkle the cure over all parts of the meat front and back. From here, check the slab with a fry test to ensure the flavors are where you want them. Herewith a Canadian bacon recipe (which is American) and a peameal bacon recipe (which is Canadian), inspired by this month’s #Charcutepalooza challenge: Brining. Water surrounds the meat delivering by … If you are eating any product that says “uncured” because you are afraid of nitrates and nitrates then you have been duped. Amount is based on available nutrient data. First time making bacon, found your recipe – used the dry cure method – WOW! i only said you are quite wrong about them and it is dangerous to tell people to eat it when one of the highest authority on health says otherwise. Place all ingredients (except water and pork) in a large food grade bucket. Just trying to make sure I am doing this correctly. When curing peameal bacon in brine, it is important to keep the temperature of the curing brine below 40°F (4°C) ... Maple-Cured Canadian Bacon and Peameal Bacon Recipe. Frying it to eat should be the cooking part of the process. The first time I made bacon it was with your recipe. Smoke pork belly slabs using wood of your choice at a temperature of 90 to 110 degrees F (32 to 43 degrees C) for 8 to 12 hours. We use peco wood for smoking. but an MD… please. Hi We butchered our free range organic pig yesterday and will be cutting it up today. Info. This bacon will keep for up to 10 days in the fridge or up to 6 months in the freezer. One gallon of water weighs 8 lb, so the brine will cure up to 16 lb of meat. At this point we are in the home stretch. Thanks a lot for the recipe.On my first attempt, I got about an 8 pound belly and used the dry cure for one half and the wet for the other.Both turned out so well that family and friends keep bugging me to make more so I picked up a 13 pound belly today.Back at it !!! Brine Time 4 d. Ingredients . A simple brine cure recipe. Although its a fairly lengthy process (at least, compared to running to the store and just buying some), it is a wholly satisfying one, and in addition to the sense of achievement it also yields some tasty rewards. Thanks so much for the write up. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until everything is well dissolved. Kids loved it though and insisted I fry up the rest. Yahtzee! For a 20% injection: For a 30% injection: How much Brine do I … whole cloves (optional) Dissolve first three ingredients in boiling water. I bought an XL Big Green Egg a few years back. In a large food-safe container, combine 1 gallon of water, 1 cup of plain (non-iodized) table salt, 1 cup of white sugar, 1 cup of brown sugar, and 1 TBS of Insta-Cure #1. Roger, a 16oz jar is normally what I use because that’s what’s normally available to me. let me ask you one thing. When brining pork, you need enough brine to cover the meat. Your pork belly is like a caterpillar that needs to go into a cocoon of cure before it’s transformed into a beautiful bacon butterfly. Full name. There is a big difference. Would You cure bacon's with that same brine recipe? Have you tried making your bacon in the oven? Did the dry cure. One other thing and it is really just an observation. https://www.heinzmarketing.com/2016/03/matts-award-winning-bacon-recipe Cut cooked bacon in small pieces and set aside. Here is a link to the whole process – http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/5653490#Post5653490. Grattons. Next I want to try and cure and smoke a ham, any suggestions? Now we’re ready for curing. Could you use less than 5lbs of pork belly in the brine? See more ideas about brine recipe, smoked food recipes, bacon. A dry cure is just like it sounds – dry. If you have a smoker, this is a great sweet bacon recipe. Depending on the thickness you may be able to fit more than one chunk down in the wet brine. Nitrite and nitrate nutritional safety has been debated back and forth. That thing about the vegetarians in the doc’s article stinks too. Disperse salt and aromatics in water, then submerge a whole muscle into that salted flavored water. I personally have never tried so I can’t say that the amount would be a 1:1 replacement. Read the notes section of the recipe for tips on how to quickly cool off the brine. I honestly appreciate people like you! You might need to special-order the pork belly from your local butcher or grocery store. Since I am sure they are reading the posts offer the following -I visited both the NIH and FDA websites confirm that their is “a” risk from curing salts but you might want to note that the FDA lists a min max ratio of curing salts per pound of meat. Thank you! Unbelievable results. and NO i am not eating any product that says uncured. To cure your own bacon, plan and shop for ingredients well in advance. After bacon is done curing, remove it from the bag, give it a rinse to remove excess salt, and pat it dry. Cracklins. It also gives you control of what exactly is going into the bacon, the degree of quality of the pork itself and of course, the flavoring and level of s… I subscribed to your Feed as well. I did add a few tweaks to your recipe once it was done brining. If you go to the time and trouble of curing and smoking … I often times substitute maple sugar for brown sugar and have found that 2 gallon freezer bags are a lot less messy than the 1 gallon bags. This bacon is made with a boneless pork butt and is moderately lean bacon. I had plans to try a couple more recipes with pork belly, so I divided the massive hunk of pork into five-pound sections. Hi Andrew. I’m looking for flavor, but not necessarily for it to be “cured”. Thin cuts of meat such as pork chops and chicken pieces may need only about 30 minutes to an hour of brine time, while a whole turkey can brine for 6 to 12 hours. any chance you could email it to me? After the dry rub is mixed set it aside. many years ago highway signs around the beltways of Chicago tried to target kids/parents that hotdogs caused butt-cancer. Comment. This recipe looks delicious and I’m going to try a ham in brine for Christmas. You are allowed a maximum of 3.84 oz. Be sure to get Insta-Cure #1 and not Insta-Cure #2. This is also a place that will offer suggestions for … Pour water, sodium nitrate, curing salt, coarse salt, brown sugar, and maple syrup into a large kettle. For this walkthrough I lucked out at my local butcher shop. Your pork belly is like a caterpillar that needs to go into a cocoon of cure before it’s transformed into a beautiful bacon butterfly. You can scale this recipe up and down by adding 100g of salt and 30g of sugar for every litre of water. Sprinkle the dry brine on all sides of the pork belly and massage it into the meat. It will heat up a little as it ages so keep that in mind. We make our own feed from corn we have grown in the garden our process is different. Test fried a couple of those slices and they turned out pretty good although it was not yet bacon good since not smoked. […] the homemade bacon tutorial I trimmed a large piece of skin off the back of the slab of pork belly and saved it. For the dry cure I prefer to use honey and brown sugar to punch up the sweetness. Pour water, sodium nitrate, curing salt, coarse salt, brown sugar, and maple syrup into a large kettle. One of the best step by step process on the internet!!! It … You saved Smoked Maple Syrup Bacon to your. show me an organism that survives 14 days of high salt and even higher sugar treatment (both of which remove water from what they touch thus killing it)…. Please help! Good luck with your cure! When you start making bacon friends suddenly come out of the woodwork! I look forward to doing it up proper next time! This is where a local butcher or farmers market comes in handy. Choose the right pork belly. As long as they stay submerged and have enough room for the cure to penetrate on all sides you should be fine. I used your recipe on a wild pig and it turned out awesome. In order to get that salty pink-colored goodness, it needs to be placed in a cure. I am going to use the dry method. Directions In a large non-reactive pot, bring half the water, 1 cup of sugar, salt, and 8 ounces molasses to a boil. Whatever a whole loin weighs. After 4 or 5 days, turn the joints round in the brine, and after every so often. by the way. HAIL BACON! If you were to slice off a piece of the belly at this stage and fry it up it would not taste like bacon. also i am using a 4 lbs belly this time around and I’ve tried to calculate how much #1 curing salt i need which from the 1tsp to 5 lb ratio works out to be about 0.91 tsps or 4.5 grams which will be hard to weigh as I dont have this accurate of a scale. 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