Sweet and Spicy Venison Jerky

Sweet and Spicy Venison Jerky Recipe By:Kristi Whittington “Sweet, with a kick to it.” Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon garlic salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3 tablespoons liquid smoke flavoring 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce 1/3 cup soy sauce 1 pound venison, cut into 1/4 thick strips Directions Whisk together the sugar, black pepper, onion powder, garlic salt, lemon juice, liquid smoke, paprika, hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, teriyaki sauce, and soy sauce in a large glass or … Continue reading Sweet and Spicy Venison Jerky

Oven-Smoked Bacon

Oven-Smoked Bacon Difficulty: Medium | Total Time: 30 mins, plus 9 days curing, smoking, and chilling time | Makes: About 4 1/2 pounds Making smoked bacon at home seems impossible if you don’t have a smoker and an outdoor space, but after many trials, the CHOW test kitchen has come up with this method that works in your kitchen oven. All you need is a roasting pan, a roasting rack, aluminum foil, and wood chips. We like the deep, smoky flavor that traditional hickory chips add to the bacon, but apple wood is also good if you want a lighter, … Continue reading Oven-Smoked Bacon

Smoked Maple Syrup Bacon

Smoked Maple Syrup Bacon Prep 30 m Cook 8 h 20 m Ready In 5 d 9 h 50 m “This is my brine and smoking method for maple syrup bacon; it makes enough for one pork belly.” Ingredients 1 1/2 gallons water 2 tablespoons sodium nitrate (saltpeter) 1 cup sugar-based curing mixture (such as Morton(R) Tender Quick(R)) 2 cups coarse salt 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 (14 pound) whole pork belly maple, apple, or cherry wood chips for smoking Directions Pour water, sodium nitrate, curing salt, coarse salt, brown sugar, and maple syrup into … Continue reading Smoked Maple Syrup Bacon