America's Test Kitchen, Cook's Country (February/March 2016) page 5. This pork roast is great for the holidays. Buy a pork loin roast that measures about 9 inches long and is between 4 and 5 inches in diameter. Oscar Mayer Naturally Hardwood Smoked Bacon is our winning thin sliced bacon. Do not use thick cut bacon here. The peaches needn't be thawed before making the sauce. The pork needs to cure for at least an hour before cooking. With regards to wrapping the roast in bacon, make sure the roast is completely covered by the bacon strips. Layout the bacon strips on a cutting board to match the length of the roast. Bring the ends of the strips of bacon up and around the sides of the roast. As the meat cooks, the bacon slices will fuse together and adhere to the roast.