Jess Pryles

VIDEO – how to make homemade bacon

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Making your own bacon is not as hard as you’d think. Homemade bacon just takes time and patience, as most of the waiting happens during the curing stage. Once you’ve learned how to make your own homemade bacon, you can start to mix up the cure and smoke flavors. Think ingredients like brown sugar, bourbon, apple wood etc. ALSO – watch for an explanation of natural versus uncured bacon, and exactly why we use nitrites for meat curing.

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Jess Pryles is a full fledged Hardcore Carnivore. She's a live fire cook, author, meat specialist and Meat Science grad student. She's also a respected authority on Texas style barbecue. Australian born and raised, she now lives in Texas.

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