Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • How to use this course

    • Introduction

    • Housekeeping

  • 2

    Bacon - where does it come from?

    • Raising and Harvesting Pigs

  • 3

    Bacon Science

    • Bacon Science Overview - what's that in my bacon?!

    • Salt...where does it come from?

    • White Sugar - specifically, sucrose. Where does it come from?

    • Sodium Phosphate - what it is and what it does in our food

    • Sodium Erythorbate - what is it, where does it come from, and what is it doing in my food?

    • Sodium Nitrite - what is it, where does it come from, and what is it doing in my food?

    • Meat "Curing" - what does it mean, how is it done, and what does it do to meat?

    • The Meat Smoking Process

    • Bacon Science - Putting It All Together

  • 4

    Cooking Bacon

    • Four Bacon Cooking Methods

    • Before you go:

    • Next steps

    • BONUS: Bloopers!