I have this recurring problem. I go to a restaurant and order something. I really like it so I go back to the restaurant. Do I order what I liked the first time because I know I like it? Or, do I try something different that might be even better? Continue reading Memphis Ribs
I had friends coming in for dinner. Normally, I would spend a couple of days of angst deciding what to cook for them. My friends solved the problem by requesting a double smoked ham. Problem solved! Continue reading Double Smoked Apple Maple Ham
In my post of Honey Loin Hams I mentioned that I had bought a couple of full pork loins to make some smoked goods for my brother and his family. In this post, I will be making 3 different kinds of back bacon. For my American readers, you call this Canadian bacon although Canadians don’t. Continue reading Back (Canadian) Bacon 3 Ways
Is there anything better than family? My brother has bought me great cuts of beef from Alberta. My niece and her husband keep bees and gave me great honey. I owe them both. Then, whole pork loins came on sale! I decided to buy a couple of loins and make them some various cuts of cured pork, including Honey Loin Hams made with the honey I was given. Continue reading Honey Loin Hams
If you have ever had brisket burnt ends, you know what a treat they are. Tender pieces of beef with a caramelized surface and strong rub and sauce tastes. Continue reading Pork Burnt Ends
You have heard of bacon. It is usually made of side pork (Americans call it pork belly). You have heard of back bacon (Americans call it Canadian bacon). Have you heard of Buckboard Bacon. Bacon is quite fatty. Back bacon is quite lean. Buckboard is kind of in between.
In a prior post I tried Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Barbecue Sauce as a mop at the end of a basic chicken thigh cook. As I said in that post, there are two tests for a barbecue sauce, a mop at the end of a cook and as a glaze that is cooked on. I made some basic smoked ribs in this cook to try the sauce as a glaze that is cooked on. Continue reading Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Ribs