A Picture Guide to Making Your Own Bacon at Home!

Start with one whole pork belly like this one!

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Purchase our all-natural and organic bacon cure.

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Rub cure on belly and place in ziplock bags.

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Place in refrigerator for 10 days, turning once a day.

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Remove from ziplock bag, pat dry and return to refrigerator for one more day to allow pellicle to form.

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Remove from refrigerator and finish in oven at 200° F until internal temperature reaches 150° F.

(Bacon can be finished similarly in a smoker if available.)

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Place back in refrigerator to cool, then slice as desired.

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Cook slices in the oven at 350° F for 20 minutes in a cookie sheet on a cooling rack.

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DONE!

From here you are on your own, but we recommend something classic & tasty like this!

Enjoy!

(for further assistance, you can check out our DIY Best Homemade Bacon video)