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
Have you ever seen full chicken legs on sale in the supermarket for an incredibly low price? Did you walk by? You shouldn’t! The dark meat of a chicken leg is perfect for Piri Piri spices. It really stands up well to the strong flavours. Continue reading Piri Piri Chicken Legs
I felt like a great appetizer. One with bacon and jalapeño peppers. However, I wanted She Who Must Be Obeyed to enjoy it as well. A sure way to get her to like it is to introduce shrimp. So, I made Coffin Shrimp.
I have been working on a Piri Piri spice and I thought I had it. I bought a chicken and this is the test run.
We’ve had a record snowfall here at Passing Wind Estates and you would have to be crazy to go outside and smoke. Colour me crazy! I fired up the Louisiana Grills smoker and made General Tso Chicken Wings! I am even crazier because I could have made these in the oven! Continue reading General Tso Chicken Wings
I have made a video on how to make Back (Canandian) Bacon that I have made in previous posts!