Totally unrelated to programming, but I deem this worthy of a blog post. A few weeks ago I decided to make my own bacon.
Why? Don't ask stupid questions; bacon is an axiom.
How? turns out that it's actually not so complex:
The details are in this great book, and I recommend that you read it before you accidentally make your own botulism. The truth is that I didn't, but only because the bookstore was out of stock! But seriously, there are risks involved - the fridge temperature has to be just right.
Here are some photos from the adventure:
How was it? Delicious. You can slice it thick, giving a good combination of crunch and chew.
My next project will either be some salami, or perhaps a more complex Silverlight physics sample. Depends on how hungry I get, and whether the book store can get that Charcuterie book in stock!
I'm so hungry now.