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  • Eric Stroup
    Former Member
    • May 2019
    • 1
    • Faribault, MN

    Estimated hopefully not regretting it.

    Hello all. I work nights and I made the Maple Bacon recipe today in between shifts. I was in a hurry and went against better judgement, my pork bellies were 5-6lbs, I halved them and followed the recipe for the 3lb belly even though I might have been under weight a little, nothing major. Is this something I need to worry about, or will it be alright? TIA
  • Troutman
    Club Member
    • Aug 2017
    • 7197

    • OUTDOOR COOKERS

      BBQ ACCESSORIES

      WOOD & PELLET PREFERENCES

      SOUS VIDE

      INDOOR COOKWARE


    #2
    Welcome from the Republic of Texas!! Sounds like you should be ok with your bacon, not knowing the exact weights and measures used.

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thank you!! and Thank you!
  • FireMan
    Charter Member
    • Jul 2015
    • 7679
    • Bottom of Winnebago

    #3
    Worry, worry, worry, it’s all about worrying. Relax, you’ll do just fine. Good to have ya here. Eat good and have fun!

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thank you!!
  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 12714
    • Near Richmond VA
    • Weber Performer Deluxe
      SNS
      Pizza insert
      Rotisserie
      Smokenator 1000
      Cookshack Smokette Elite
      2 Thermapens
      Chefalarm
      Dot
      lots of probes.
      CyberQ

    #4
    Welcome to The Pit Eric.

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thank you!!
  • MBMorgan
    Club Member
    • Sep 2015
    • 6192
    • Colorado
    • > Weber Genesis EP-330
      > Grilla Grills Original Grilla (OG) pellet smoker
      > Pit Barrel Cooker (gone to a new home)
      > WeberQ 2000 (on "loan" to a relative)
      > Old Smokey Electric (for chickens mostly - when it's too nasty out
      to fiddle with a more capable cooker)
      > Luhr Jensen Little Chief Electric - Top Loader circa 1990 (smoked fish & jerky)
      > Thermoworks Smoke
      > 3 Thermoworks Chef Alarms
      > Thermoworks Thermapen
      > Thermoworks IR-GUN-S
      > Anova sous vide circulator
      > Searzall torch
      > BBQ Guru Rib Ring

      > Favorite Beer: Guinness Extra Stout, Fat Tire, Anchor Steam, or Alaskan Amber
      > Favorite Wine: Klinker Brick Old Ghost Zinfandel or Matetic Corralillo Winemaker's Blend
      > Favorite Whiskey: Balvenie Double Wood Scotch or Jameson Irish

    #5
    Welcome from Colorado, Eric ...

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thank you!! I was just over that way in Durango a couple of weeks ago at the HD Dealership taking the MSF Riding Instructor Training. Beautiful area!!!
  • NapMaster
    Club Member
    • Jan 2019
    • 589
    • Denham Springs, LA
    • WebberSummitGold6burnerLP, ShotGunSmoker

      Avid Armor Vacuum Sealer

    #6
    Welcome from Louisiana!

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    • Eric Stroup
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      Thank you!!
  • holehogg
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 2359
    • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    #7
    Welcome.

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    • Eric Stroup
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      Thank you!!
  • Mr. Bones
    Birthday Hat Master
    • Sep 2016
    • 9302
    • Kansas Territory
    • Grills / Smokers
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      Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
      Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
      Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
      Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
      Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
      Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
      Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
      Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
      Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
      Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
      Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

      Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
      Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
      Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

      Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
      Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
      Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
      Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
      Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
      Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
      (Lime Green)
      Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
      Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



      Thermometers:
      *********************************************
      Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
      Maverick ET-732, (Black)
      Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
      ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
      Blue ThermaPen Mk4
      Orange Thermapen Mk4
      Pink Thermapen Mk4
      ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
      ThermoWorks Smoke
      ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
      4 Pro Series cable extensions
      Smoke Gateway

      Accessories:
      *********************************************
      2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
      BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
      Warming shelf
      MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
      Backyard Grill marinade injector
      Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
      Bear Paws
      Meat Rakes
      BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



      Cookware:
      Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
      G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
      '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
      60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
      50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
      Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
      Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

      Cutlery, etc.:
      Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
      Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
      Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
      Multiple steels, from all over the planet
      Crock sticks
      Diamond stones, various
      Lansky Sharpening System

      Tableware
      Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
      Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
      Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

    #8
    Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
    Lookin forward to hearin more from ya!

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    • Eric Stroup
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      Thank you!!
  • Donw
    Club Member
    • Jul 2017
    • 3047

    #9
    Welcome from Maryland

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    • Eric Stroup
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      Thank you!!
  • fuzzydaddy
    Charter Member
    • Nov 2014
    • 4958
    • Winchester TN
    • Hardware
      Blackstone 36” Griddle
      Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado.
      Slow 'N Sear Kettle Grill.
      Slow 'N Sear (1.0, Deluxe, 2.0), DnG Pans/Racks, Easy Spin Grates, Elevated Cooking Grates.
      Weber Chimney starters (regular and half).
      Joule.
      GrillGrates.
      Maverick XR-50 [my favorite].
      ThermoWorks Smoke & Gateway, Thermapen, Thermapop, ChefAlarms, DOT, probes

      Consumables / Favorites
      KBB (short cooks), Weber (long cooks)
      Ribs (beef & pork), Pork Butts, Chuck Roasts, Pork Tenderloins.
      SnS Grills salt free rubs: Not Just for Beef & Rocky’s Rub.
      MeatChurch Holy Cow. MMD, BBBR, S&G, Herbs de Provence, SPG.

    #10
    Welcome from Pensacola Florida.

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    • Eric Stroup
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      Thank you!!
  • DavidNorcross
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 1523
    • Virginia
    • Rec Tec RT-680
      Coleman RoadTrip LXX
      Javelin Pro Duo
      More Cast Iron than I care to admit

    #11
    Welcome from Virginia! I am sure the pork belly will be fine. Good Luck!

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thank you!!
  • LA Pork Butt
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 5369
    • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

    #12
    Welcome to the Pit! Sorry, but Incan’t help with the pork bellies.

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thank you!!
  • Oakgrovebacon
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 1877
    • South central Illinois

    #13
    Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois! Bacon is forgiving, you should be fine.

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    • Eric Stroup
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      Thank you!!
  • klflowers
    Club Member
    • Sep 2015
    • 3249
    • Tennessee

    #14
    Welcome from TN

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thank you!!
  • Mudkat
    Club Member
    • Feb 2017
    • 2087
    • At a river near me, MD
    • Weber Smokey Mountain 14.5"
      Weber 22" Kettel
      Weber Smokey Joe (2)
      One Grill 45" Rotisserie
      Lodge 5 qt. Dutch Oven
      Lodge 10.5" Double Loop Skillet
      Cast Iron 9" Skillet
      Cast Iron 12" Skillet
      Weber 22 Grill Grates
      Home Built 55 Gallon Ugly Drum Smoker - "MUDS"

    #15
    Welcome to Pit! Let's see some pics of the bacon!

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    • Eric Stroup
      Eric Stroup commented
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      Thanks, will do when it get it's smoke on!!

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