- 1 Choosing a quality product
2 Methods for storing various types of fat
- 2.1 View 1. fresh bacon
- 2.2 View 2. salty bacon
- 2.3 View 3. smoked bacon
- 2.4 View 4. grease
- 3 Total
Salo - a useful snack of animal origin. The taste of this product is not boring - it can add salt, smoke and pickle spices. And in order to properly store fat, you need to follow some rules. Together, let us look at how to store fat after salting, smoking and heating.
Choosing a quality product
Taste and fat storage life is directly dependent on how fresh and high-quality product you have purchased. Fresh fat is:
- neobvetrenny view;
- white or pinkish color of the product - if the product turned yellow, then it is no longer suitable for human consumption;
- thin skin, which can be easily pierced with a knife;
- pleasant smell of meat;
It is impossible to prepare a fat old pig or boar. Ask the seller to pierce the skin of a knife and to smell the product, so you can ensure the quality.
- the fresh fat should be no dirt, drops of dried blood;
- the price of a good piece of bacon can be low - to buy a product with a significantly reduced cost it is dangerous to health.
Methods for storing various types of fat
As I said earlier, the fat can be stored in fresh, salted, smoked and melted form. Actually, a few options:
- in a cool place without refrigeration;
- in the fridge;
- in the freezer.
Regardless of the storage space, it is important to bear in mind that the optimum temperature for this product is about +10 ° C, including low humidity is necessary to observe and ensure good ventilation.
View 1. fresh bacon
The fresh product is stored only in the frozen state. To do this, divide it into portions desired size and wrapped in plastic wrap or parchment. If you wish, sprinkle with spices product so that it soaked with fragrant notes.
View 2. salty bacon
Instructions on how to store the salty bacon in the fridge without it:
Method 1. In boxes.
storage life this method up to three months at the correct temperature.
Method 2. In a saucepan.
storage life - 3 to 6 months.
Method 3. banks
This is the most practical way to store bacon at home. In the fridge or cellar, the product is suitable for 6-8 months.
Method 4. In the freezer.
In this form, keep salty bacon can be up to 1 year.
View 3. smoked bacon
Now figure out how to store fat smoked in the home:
Method 1. In the fridge.
The product must be wrapped with parchment and put it on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator.
storage life - up to 30 days.
Method 2. In a dark place.
Keep smoked bacon can be hung on hooks in a cool dark place. It is desirable that was reduced humidity.
Shelf life - 1-3 months.
Method 3. In freezer.
The product is packed into vacuum bags and sent to the freezer.
How much fat is stored in the freezer in such a way? Up to 1 year.
Method 4. In boxes.
Fold portions in boxes, sprinkling each layer rye chaff or sawdust. Put in a cool place.
timestore - up to 3 months.
View 4. grease
I wonder how to make a stock of lard? To do this, melt the pieces of fat:
- Cut the product into portions.
- Fold the entire mass in the iron cauldron and send it to the plate.
- Pour it hot into clean jars and, after cooling down, close the lid.
I know of two faithful version of long-term storage of lard:
Method 1. In the fridge.
Hot lard pour into glass jars and close the lid.
Keep cans of lard can on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator up to 6 months.
Method 2. In freezer.
Hot lard packagi of plastic containers and after curing, send in the freezer.
The product will be useful to one and a half years.
So we found out - to make a stock of fat is very simple. Enough to take a quality product and adhere to the required storage temperature. Videos in this article will convince you of this. If you have their secrets, how to extend the shelf life of fat - share them in the comments!
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