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Funky Monkey---Bacon recipe

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nissenpa Jun 24, 2007 10:50 AM

Loved reading about the bacon making process. I too believe that everything tastes better with bacon. I gave up dairy while nursing my daugter last year and practically lived off of BLT's every night. And ate bacon every day for breakfast. Totally grossed out our friends.

Anyways---where did you find the recipe?

  1. funkymonkey Jul 12, 2007 12:33 PM

    i'm sorry i didn't reply sooner, but i just stumbled across this post!

    the recipe is, indeed, from ruhlman & polcyn's "charcuterie". it's an excellent, informative book. and, frankly, even if you never get around to making anything from it, it's fascinating to read and know that things like bacon, sausage, and pates are totally do-able for a home cook.

    funkymonkey
    http://thebestbite.blogspot.com/

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    1. re: funkymonkey
      THenderson Jul 13, 2007 10:07 AM

      I picked up the Charcuterie book at the library last week. Great book. My husband flipped through it and was like a kid in a candy store. "You mean that we could MAKE bacon....really?" I saw pure joy set in while watching him ponder that concept.
      Really, though, this is a fascinating book. We have a smoker similar to the one he talks about in the book, and I appreciate the recipes for smoking salmon and jalapenos etc.
      So, funkymonkey - - thanks for the idea to pick up this book. We'll have fun with it!

    2. THenderson Jun 24, 2007 11:09 AM

      I believe she got the recipe from the book: Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing (Hardcover) by ruhlman and polcyn. She has me interested in trying this as well.
      -th

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        nissenpa Jun 25, 2007 06:43 AM

        your right---thanks!

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