Member Page Jan - June 2019

Omaha Bacon Club Member Page
Jan. - June 2019


Basic Info

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Welcome to the Omaha Bacon Club.

Thank you for supporting a small local business and the local farmers we work with.

The club is pretty simple:

  • About once a month, we make a specialty bacon for the club members.

  • Over the course of your 6-month membership, you will get 6 lbs. of specialty bacons and 6 lbs. of our regular dry-cured country or traditional bacon.

  • You will get an email before each pick-up directing you to this page, where you can find the details of dates/times etc.

  • If you can't make a pick-up, just come by our retail shop or double-up the next month. You won't ever miss out on the bacon you have paid for. If extra bacon is not available, you can have $8 in credit per lb. of bacon to spend on anything at the shop.

  • If you have any questions, please TEXT Chad (instead of emailing or calling) @ 402-999-1075.

 

Specialty Bacon

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French Ventreche Bacon

Ventreche (ven-tresh) is a traditional bacon from the Gascony region of Southwest France. We made the smoked version, so it is actually ventrèche fumée. It is basically a younger, lightly smoked version of Italian pancetta.

All-natural Duroc pork belly is seasoned with a little garlic and black pepper and dry-cured for 2 weeks. After curing, it is coated with black pepper and hung and dried for a week, before smoking over oak and birch.

There are dozens of ways to use the bacon (click for list of ideas). You will be getting a chunk of bacon that can be sliced if you like, but it is most often cut into small cubes, lardons, for cooking.

I would highly recommend making either classic French Cassoulet (recipe here) or a personal favorite, Tarte Flambée, aka Alsatian pizza  (recipe here).

Pick-Up # 2

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Omaha: 
Tue. March 12th
5:30 - 7:00 pm
3661 Davenport St.
Omaha, NE 68131
(This is our private house. There is parking on the street. Dogs will bark when you come to the porch, but they are harmless.)

Ft. Calhoun: 
Thu. March 7th
10 am-8 pm
115 N. 14th St.
Ft. Calhoun, NE 68023
(and anytime during regular hours the rest of the week)

Lincoln: 
Mon. March 11th
5-6 pm
Orscheln Farm & Home
5640 Cornhusker Hwy,
Lincoln, NE 68507

Look for a Silver Prius in the corner of the parking lot.

Make Up Options:
Please come to our retail shop for all make-up pick-ups. Hours are Thursday 10-8 pm and, Friday & Saturday 10-5 pm. 

Add-Ons

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Download Full Menu Here

If you are picking up in Omaha or Lincoln and you would like anything from the shop, please download and browse the menu. Then please TEXT (instead of emailing or calling) with your name and what you would like. I will send you a confirmation text. 402-999-1075.