With all of its magical texture and immensely satisfying combo of flavors, it’s easy to think that bacon is made of nothing but little fairy tickles and stuff on the other side of rainbows. But the ingredients list is amazing simple, and the technique pretty basic.
All of which means, of course, that you can make it at home. Bacon, at its core, its nothing more than pork belly, salt, sugar, smoke, and time, and perhaps a few other seasonings.
Sean Walberg walks you through the process of curing and smoking your own at home. If you’ve a fridge and a grill (or even an oven), you can make bacon.
And you should.
Get the full how-to at Sean’s Instructable: Easy Home Made Bacon