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Entries Tagged as 'smoking'

Home-Smoked Bacon Part II

January 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Recipes

My wife never liked the bacon we got from our local butcher. Too bland. So we started smoking at home the pork belly we buy from our friend Mike, who raises heritage breeds a few miles from us. Still, my wife thought there was something missing and with the next batch of belly she embarked […]

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Makin’ Bacon

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Recipes

We buy half a pig from our friend Mike and along with the chops and hocks and roasts the butcher gives us the option of having the hams and bellies processed. We’ve tried it, and didn’t care much for the results, which means dealing with our own hams and bacon. Thankfully, bacon is not terribly […]

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September 21st, 2015 · No Comments · eating local

An invitation to dinner at our friends Luke and Ashley’s house last night turned into a lesson in smoking our Spy Dog Farm Freedom Ranger broilers. Apparently, Luke woke up that morning inspired to build his own smoker. He just happened to have an old wood stove on hand. So he dug a fire pit […]

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