One of the most important production phases is the first, i.e. • Remote meat thermometer Stir to dissolve. Travel. For instance, applewood will give the bacon a mild, fruity flavor. Put a layer of curing mix on the tray to act as a bed for the ham. • Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Re: smoked hams and bacon (how to smoke ) « Reply #5 on: October 25, 2013, 11:15:34 pm » many thanks folks so helpful I have accessed the information you suggest and hey we are going to be good to go just need to get my head around when the tams need to go to the man with the knife so to speak.so am putting another post up about that . • Raise smoker temp to 168°, insert a remote meat thermometer into the thickest part of your meat. Bacon produced at home, is typically dry-cured with salt, nitrites, sugar, and spices for a week or longer. These cookies do not store any personal information. Hubby decided that since I bought him a smoker a few years ago, he was going to use said smoker and smoke his own meat! This lowers the temperature and makes it easier to remove the skin/rind of the belly. Well let me tell you… click here to read the secret, Copyright © 2013–2020 Coupons, Deals and More, LLC. • Smoke for 1 hour at 140° with damper open, no wood chips. • Line a jelly roll pan with plastic wrap. • Fill a food grade bucket with water, submerge the bacon for 3 more hours, placing the bacon-filled food grade bucket in the refrigerator. Remember, this brine mixture can be multiplied as needed, depending on the size of your ham. Flip the bacon so that the skin side is on top. Search. Required fields are marked *. 2 liters of water. 1. • Put in a second load of pre-soaked wood chips, smoke for additional 2 hours We provide help, support and advice for smallholders and aspiring smallholders, You are here » Home » The Accidental Smallholder Forum » Livestock » Pigs » smoked hams and bacon (how to smoke ). Hi, I am new to this forum and located in Massachusetts. Gardening. For more of our disclosure policy, click here. Bacon is cured and/or smoked hog meat from the pig belly. • 1 package = 25 pounds of meat. With this item, we've combined the best characteristics of both bacon and ham (thinly sliced like bacon, lean like ham) to create a new take on a familiar ham. Hams improve with maturing. 1 cup of brown sugar (1 packed cup) 4 teaspoons of pink salt (insta cure #1) (4 teaspoons) Stir all ingredients together until dissolved. Hubby went to 162° as that is the magic temperature for fully cooked pork. • Follow package directions – add approximately 1/2 – 3/4 cup of water to make your cure. You’d probably end up more slabs though. Mix up your curing brine. • Watch thermometer for 128° (this is pan fried bacon). Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Lancaster Hams and Bacon for Sale . When our pig was delivered, the meat was of course raw and unfrozen. Then carefully … Fresh bacon may then be further dried for weeks or months in cold air, boiled, or smoked. Although you can dry-cure your ham, most hams are wet-cured. He did one of our four slabs to fully cooked. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. (link to smoking ham). • Fully cooked bacon is 152° according to a lot of people. • Disclosure: the links in this post may be affiliate links. If it is too warm in the fridge, don’t try and cure the meat (that would be bad), if it is too cold, the cure won’t really work). He then stops the smoke, but keeps the bacon in the smoker with just heat until they reach an internal temperature of 135 degrees. After 10 days, hams should be rubbed again with more cure. Likewise, Broadbent Sausage is perfect for breakfast, especially for sausage gravy, but also delicious for sausage balls and many other recipes using breakfast sausage. Place the belly, fat side up, on a rack over a roasting pan and roast for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, until the interior temperature of the meat reaches 150°F (you must check with a meat thermometer). Let it air-dry on a rack, uncovered, in the fridge for 48 hours. • Smoke meat for 2 hours Mix well. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. This step can change depending on what you use to smoke with. selection. Put your hooks into your bacon • Smoke for 1 hour at 140° with damper open, no wood chips. 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