Category Archives: You made your own WHAT?

I enjoy making things most people buy pre-made :)

My version of the Buckboard Bacon recipe

In my original post on Buckboard Bacon back a few months ago, I just gave all of you a link to Third Eye’s “Playing with Fire and Smoke” blog for his buckboard bacon recipe … which is awesome, and one … Continue reading

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My new Butter Bell :)

You may remember that I made myself a butter bell recently, but–as inspired as the idea was … I’ve got to be honest–I’m having problems finding the right glue to make it a permanent set-up. After a certain amount of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to you…

…my adorable husband, you! The poor man’s been through the medical mill in the last couple of weeks, and here today–on his birthday, when he was supposed to be back at work today–he’s still fevery (again … even on antibiotics) … Continue reading

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Canning my Buckboard Bacon :)

As you may remember from a few weeks ago, I recently made my own bacon for the first time. It’s a variant called Buckboard Bacon, made by curing and then smoking (in my case) a boneless pork loin. My plan … Continue reading

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Let’s make a smoker … out of a flower pot?

I got a request from Bob in FL, who wanted to know more about the funky little flower pot smoker I used to smoke my Buckboard Bacon. The answers he needed–like many things I discuss here–weren’t really going to make … Continue reading

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Buckboard Bacon :)

(note, this is one of the posts that didn’t come through on my export/import … so the comments from the original post will appear at the end of this post … rather than in the normal comments section) I wasn’t … Continue reading

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