ABT stands for Atomic Buffalo Treats or something to that effect. Some have a more coarse word for the Treat part. It is base on cream cheese stuffed jalapeño peppers wrapped in bacon and smoked. Continue reading Italian Sausage ABT’s
We were still on our trip in Vancouver and went down to Gastown because there are some good places for food and drink. We turned down a side street at random and found the Revel Room. Great piano playing and singing drew us in. Continue reading Revel Room, Great Drinks, Great Food, Great Music and a Lot of Fun in Vancouver!
One of the benefits of social media is you meet great people. I ran across the fine owners of Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant Maple Ridge on Instagram. I kept seeing pictures of incredible food. I had to go. We had to travel to Vancouver and I stopped in. Continue reading A Great Italian Restaurant, Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant Maple Ridge.
Sometimes you need an old fashioned comforting soup. Hamburger soup goes back to the 1930’s when it was used to stretch a pound of hamburger into a meal for several people. It has hung around because it tastes so good. Continue reading Hamburger Soup
My collaboration with Foodie Home Chef continues. She has supplied this brilliant post for a great Salsamole and even has two different methods. Check out her great site, Foodie Home Chef, for more tasty and innovative recipes! Continue reading Salsamole Two Ways By Foodie Home Chef
This is the second post about the bacon I produced from a full side (belly) pork slab I picked up on a trip to Montana.
I have added some molasses to my curing of bacon in the past but I am doing it a little differently in this post. Instead of mixing molasses into the cure mix, I rubbed it on the surface of the pork before applying the cure mix. Continue reading Molasses Bacon
BACON! Who doesn’t love bacon? On a recent trip to Montana for a bonspiel, I found a whole side pork in Costco. Whole pieces of side pork are very rare here so I picked it up to make some home made bacon. Continue reading Home-Made Bacon, The First of Three!
This is the second of the sausages I made when my friend, Marj, gave me some ground Moose. The first was German Bologna. I decided to go with another German sausage, Mettwurst for the second one. Continue reading Mettwurst
It just goes to show you that even an old fat Canadian gets 15 minutes of fame. The local community TV channel, ShawTV Cranbrook, asked me to do some cooking shows for their channel. So, my recipes for Memphis Wings, Coffin Shrimp and Piri Piri Chicken legs are now on TV! Here is the show:
The Old Fat Guy
A generous friend gave me some ground moose! Thanks, Marj. I decided to make something with it and share it with her. I decided to experiment with making German Bologna with moose. It is normally made with a combination of pork and beef but I tried pork and moose. Continue reading German Bologna