Beef Bacon



  • I bought beef bacon from a smokehouse for $6.20 per pound. I was so disappointed, that I decided to make my own. I used a beef navel that I got from a local butcher, and used Walton’s “Excalibur Bacon Rub Cure”. I followed the directions for this product. The end result is unbelievable! Some of the best bacon I have eaten. If I did not tell you that it was beef bacon, you wouldn’t know that it wasn’t pork. I am making beef bacon to cut down on pork. Could not be happier.!!
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    @Michael-Wright Looks good! I’m impressed that you made this and really excited to try it at some point! I am wondering if other cures would act differently with beef but it sounds like the first one to try is the regular Excalibur Bacon Rub Cure!


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  • That’s a great question but a difficult one to answer! Usually, Worcestershire Sauce will have a pH of 3.6 - 4.1 while Soy Sauce has 4.4 - 5.4. Negative pH (below 7) can cause denaturing in your meat and if you have something like the 3.6 (low range of the Worcestershire Sauce) it can cause issues even when added in smaller amounts.

    If you look at the ingredients in Mandarin Teriyaki Snack Stick or Sweet Teriyaki Jerky (you can do this by scrolling down and then clicking on “Additional Info” button) you will see Soy Sauce as an ingredient, so it can absolutely be added, it just needs to be in the correct amount. This is a major reason that we recommend prepackaged seasonings, your at home recipe can be wonderful but it also has the potential to destroy your products.

    So, if you are going to experiment with Sauces with a negative pH then my advice is to start at very low concentrations and work your way up till you find a good amount that provides the taste you are looking for and does not negatively affect your finished product.

    Anyone else have any suggestions?

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  • J

    Does soy sauce denature the meat like worcestershire sauce or is it ok to use in a meat stick?

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  • P

    Try it on just smoke. That should work fine.

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  • P

    I have tried a TF 34MM processed casing I got from Quality Casings. A 32MM HF and a 30MM TF, both clear processed, I got from Mar-Co Sales. Devro Is the brand I have now. I have been hanging them. the 30MM has been the best but still tougher than I want. Ideally I want a 32MM processed casing for my brats. Does Walton’s send out samples? I do have to order some other items.

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  • T

    Re: Jerky
    Thank You

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  • C

    Thank you for your suggestions. I will try a couple of ideas your suggestions have given me.

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