Brown Sugar–Black Pepper Homemade Bacon
Curing bacon takes a while, but the wait is worth it.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For crispy, deeply seasoned bacon, we started by curing a 4-pound skinless pork belly with a mixture of seasonings, sugar, kosher salt, and pink curing salt. The curing salt preserved the belly longer, boosted the meaty flavor, and kept the...