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Offline SmokingAtHome

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Which slicer to use for bacon
« on: May 14, 2010, 11:43:06 am »
Im going to cure some bacon and I was wondering what type of slicer do you bacon guys use to get uniform slices.

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Offline OU812

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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2010, 11:50:10 am »
I use this one, aint nothin to brag about but it works.

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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2010, 11:53:18 am »
Thanks for the info.
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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2010, 01:43:50 pm »
I use This One. Seriously. :)


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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2010, 04:04:13 pm »
I saw a guy that slices his pastrami with a hand help veggie mandolin.

It did a great job.
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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2010, 04:06:58 pm »
This is a great buy, not sure if the sale is still on. I think it is.

http://www.cutleryandmore.com/details.asp?SKU=6324&src=GoogleBase&cam=Products&kw=6324


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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2010, 09:02:41 pm »
This is a great buy, not sure if the sale is still on. I think it is.

http://www.cutleryandmore.com/details.asp?SKU=6324&src=GoogleBase&cam=Products&kw=6324

If you go to Home Shopping Network on line you can get the Chef's Choice for the same $99 but you get the second non-serated blade included for free. Plus you can do easy pay and pay in 3 installments.
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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2010, 09:37:55 pm »
Thanks to everyone for the great suggestions. I'll post pictures when I get the Hillbilly Bacon going. I just ordered the Morton's Tender Quick today. Can't wait to get started.
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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2010, 07:09:56 am »
If you go to Home Shopping Network on line you can get the Chef's Choice for the same $99 but you get the second non-serated blade included for free. Plus you can do easy pay and pay in 3 installments.

Ditto.   

This is the one I bought.  Works great, and that is a good price, and includes the non-serrated blade as well..   

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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2010, 07:44:17 am »
The more I use my Chef's Choice the more I hate it.  Unless the meat is almost completely frozen it tends to not cut through cleanly and creates a "flap" of meat that is a pain in the butt.  Not sure if the non-serrated blade would work better or not, for now I got a slicer knife to try next time instead.

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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2010, 07:52:57 am »

I've found the non-serrated blade works much better than the other one.   I've got another slicer up in the attic (Hello, Craigslist..) with a serrated blade, and I had the same problem with it that you are having now.

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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2010, 12:18:59 pm »
I that if I am getting a flap of meat when cutting, if I push it through slower it usually solves that problem.
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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2010, 12:26:39 pm »
I get the flap. I call it "snack"
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Re: Which slicer to use for bacon
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2010, 03:39:58 pm »
My cheapie slicer has a serrated blade and it does that,

but I just flip the meat every 5 to 10 cuts and I don't have the problem.