My mother would occasionally treat me to a stop at the Woolworth’s lunch counter. I would order Salisbury Steak. In retrospect, it was awful, a bland hunk of formed beef in gravy made
out of powder. However, it is a fond memory. Continue reading Salisbury Steak, A Blast From My Past
Today, She Who Must Be Obeyed and I had a later breakfast. We loaded up on home made bacon, home made sausages and blueberry Coyote Pancakes. As a result, we weren’t hungry at lunch time. Continue reading Great Snacks
Have you ever been in a hurry for a quick side dish or breakfast item? If so, try this easy method for making fried potatoes. Continue reading Easy Fried Potatoes
I don’t know about you but I really hate the Christmas shopping that begins on Black Friday and all the commercialism. I always seem to pick gifts that end up in somebody’s drawer never to be seen again. Even worse, I receive clothes that are the wrong size or have Rudolph on them with a nose that lights up. The last thing I need is more stuff and the same goes for most of my adult friends and relatives. Continue reading Beat Black Friday, Give Food
This is a recipe that was inspired by several postings on Smoking Meat Forums. It is spareribs cured like bacon and glazed like ham to make Bacon On A Stick. It has the great texture of ribs, the wonderful taste of bacon and the sweet crust of ham. Who could ask for more! Well, actually, everyone asks for more of these. Continue reading Bacon on a Stick
We have our Thanksgiving in October in Canada. Like our American neighbours, it is a special day for traditional food and time spent with family. Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving to My American Friends.
Is there anything better than a good glass of wine and a fine meal? Continue reading Food and Wine
It is cold here. There is snow on the ground. I made andouille the
other day. Conditions were perfect for making gumbo!
This Cajun dish is delicious. A touch of spice, a deep dark texture and a mixture of shellfish, chicken and andouille. While I love this version, I apologize to all of Louisiana for my corruption of their recipe. Continue reading Gumbo, From Canada?
I love smoked cured sausage but it is so high in fat. At least the stuff I make myself is a little lower in salt and fat.
Andouille is made in different ways in countries around the world. My recipe is based on a Cajun style adjusted for my mild Canadian taste buds. It is moderately spicy with a nice onion, garlic finish.
If you would like to see more details on how I made it, you can seem my post on the Smoking Meat Forums. Continue reading Canadian Andouille
I have read lots of information on what to eat and not to eat. I have tried many diets and deprivations. The problem is that if I try to switch to a diet of twigs and branches, I feel like I am not enjoying life and I always fall off the diet. I just need some “real” food sometimes. Continue reading Food That Is “Bad” For You