Here is the finished bacon. It may not look great but when you open it and heat it you wouldn't know it wasn't fresh. I buy things in large amounts when they are at a good price. I usually buy all someone has. Sjoerd, While I am canning, I am looking and making plans for what I have to do the next day. That tells me what pots I can put away and what pots I should leave on the table in the pantry for the next days work.