Cure and smoke your own bacon. Other meats than traditional pork can be used as well. THIS is my fav piece of meat to cook with yumo! I usually buy this from farmers market, but making your own sounds just as delectable.
Home Cured Bacon Without Nitrates.best article (so far). If you have fibro or any chronic pain the worst thing you can do is use bacon with nitrates. So here is a recipe for making your own nitrate free bacon.
I have a problem with bacon. I am addicted to the stuff. And I use it in a ton of my recipes . Does wild game need bacon in order to be turned into an outstanding meal? Not at all, it stands alone just fine. Bacon is just another ingredient.