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Makin’ Bacon

Makin’ Bacon

It wasn’t until we had slaughtered our first round of pigs that I fully understood what bacon actually is.  I had understood it was a cut of the meat, either from the back or the belly, but I really didn’t understand that until your cure the meat it remains, essentially, pork.  There is a magical transformation that takes place, changing it from pork to that most sought after and saliva inducing of meats, bacon. I know that big slabs of…

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