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Feeder Pigs 2017

Discussion in 'Everything Else Pigs' started by Baymule, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. Jun 24, 2017
    Mike CHS

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    What was considered "done" when your DH was smoking the bacon. Did he go by temp or something else. I haven't tried to do my own bacon but I have access to fresh pork quarters and might try the bacon myself.
     
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    Baymule

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    I told him not to let the temp get too high, didn't want it roasted! He kept the temp from 150 degrees to under 200 degrees for 2 hours per half side. We only put a half side, cut in half on the pit at a time.
     
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    Mike CHS

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    Thanks - that gives me a pretty good idea what you were shooting for.
     
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  4. Jul 17, 2017 at 12:45 PM
    Baymule

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    Keeping our 10 month old and 2 year old grand daughters today. I pulled them around in the wagon. The 2 year old wanted to see the pigs.
    Catherine: I want to see the pigs.
    Mamaw: We don't have them anymore.
    C: you don't?
    M: we made them into meat and they are in the freezer.
    C: in the freezer? Eat the pigs!
    M: do you like bacon?
    C: yes
    M: I will cook you some. It came from our pig Spot.

    We went in the house and I got out a package of bacon. I defrosted it then baked it in the oven. We kept a conversation going about growing pigs and eating them. I gave her a piece of bacon and she thoroughly enjoyed it. Then she had a jelly sandwich made with Mamaw's jelly. God is good.
     
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  5. Jul 17, 2017 at 2:46 PM
    Mike CHS

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    If we had a Post of The Day thread I would recommend your post @Baymule.
     
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  6. Jul 17, 2017 at 9:20 PM
    Baymule

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    We gave our daughter some bacon when she got here to pick up the girls. She went back for seconds and kept saying how good it was. She said bacon like that couldn't be found even in a gourmet restaurant. We sent her home with some bacon, loin, and smoked sausage.
     
  7. Jul 18, 2017 at 6:03 AM
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    Looks delicious Bay!!