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revenge of ham

The ham was ready. Now for smoking. I took the idea from various recipes to put it on to the BBQ and cover it over, providing a crude smoker. I was able to use some Apple Wood Chips from Colorado thanks to my good friend Dominic. I was continually prodding it with my probe thermometer, waiting for the magic 76C […]

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Wow, how exciting is that title?! You’re desperate to read on, aren’t you. I wanted to make my own ham. I think all these home preserving techniques are getting lost, and the results you get are so unique and personal compared to vacuum-wrapped plasticky salt logs. I’ve started here with pork leg, very inexpensive. I then made an 85% brine […]

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