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Offline zueth

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Slicing Bacon
« on: January 30, 2018, 05:34:32 pm »
My pork bellies are going to be done tonight, should I pull from smoker and wrap in Plastic wrap and let sit in fridge overnight before I try to slice? Will be using a knife.


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Offline tskeeter

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Re: Slicing Bacon
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2018, 06:15:00 pm »
I haven’t made bacon, but your strategy sounds right to me.  Chilling the bacon should firm it up so it slices more evenly.  If it slices hard, maybe let it warm up a bit and see how it goes.

Offline Gafala

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Re: Slicing Bacon
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2018, 07:37:54 pm »
I put them in the refer to let them bloom and to firm up.


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Offline zueth

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Re: Slicing Bacon
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2018, 07:42:51 pm »
Ok. Thanks


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Offline rexster

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Re: Slicing Bacon
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2018, 07:41:07 am »
Since I have a dedicated fridge, all I do is take them off the smoker to a tray, then to the fridge overnight. They'll get chilled, lets the bacon "rest" and I'll slice up the next day
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