Jump to content

How long do you smoke bacon for?


Chae
 Share

Recommended Posts

Just wondering - how long does everyone cold smoke their bacon for? I did a maple smoked maple bacon (smoked for 12 hours) and a cherry smoked treacle bacon (smoked for 9 hours) and both turned out really nice, but I'm wondering how long everyone else smokes theirs for? I was reading some people smoke for 7 nights in a row for hours and hours at a time, whereas others think 8 hours total is enough. I'm just wondering what other people's preferences are?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Personally yes. Hickory is the choice of most of my smokery products. It is distinctive, sweet but not overpowering.

It is down to personal taste though. Some of my products use a Hickory/Oak blend as the Oak dilutes the Hickory flavour a little. Try several types of wood and find out which you prefer. All of the mainstream smoking woods will taste fine - just avoid the really strong woods like Mesquite until you have a better idea of your own preferences.

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...