Sourdough Honey Bagels

Sourdough Honey Bagel at oldfatguy.ca

One of the downsides to keeping a sourdough starter is that they have to be fed weekly. This means taking some of the starter out and replacing it with flour and water. Either you need to use the starter you take out or throw it away. I just can’t bring myself to throw it away so I am always looking for ways to use. So, I converted a bagel recipe to sourdough and made Sourdough Honey Bagels. Continue reading Sourdough Honey Bagels

Bacon Duxelle Pork Loin

Bacon Duxelle Pork Loin at oldfatguy.ca

The weather is actually getting up to 2 or 3 degrees above freezing! Time for more food on the Louisiana Grills Pellet Smoker. I had a little pork loin piece. I decided I wanted something a little more upscale than just a smoked pork loin so I decided to butterfly the roast and make a duxelle stuffing. I also had some home made bacon trimmings so why not kick up the duxelle a little. I couldn’t think of one good reason not to! Continue reading Bacon Duxelle Pork Loin

Beef Rotini Casserole

Beef Rotini Casserole at oldfatguy.ca

I’d just got home from curling. She Who Must Be Obeyed had hamburger out and told me I was making dinner. I decided on a nice hearty casserole to warm us up on a cold winter day. However, I didn’t feel like making a roux based cheese sauce and decided to use Campbell’s Condensed Mushroom Soup as a base. I also used the low sodium version. I like mushroom soup based casseroles but they just aren’t as rich as ones made with a sauce from scratch. I thought I could overcome that and made Beef Rotini Casserole. Continue reading Beef Rotini Casserole

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