Reply to post: Re: Why single out bacon?

Bacon can kill: Official

Sykobee

Re: Why single out bacon?

Curing is a type of processing. Bacon is cured in salt (brine or dry salt). It may also be smoked beyond that. That's why it is salty, and oh so delicious.

Let's also not confuse American bacon (streaky, from belly) with European/British Back Bacon (pork loin).

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