Most commercial bacon is made with a brine that is injected into pork. I prefer dry cured bacon. It is a little firmer and cooks up with a better texture in my opinion. That being said, my preference is based on personal choice. Many people prefer the softer wet cure bacon. They are not wrong, they just prefer the texture and taste. Continue reading Back (Canadian) Bacon – Wet Cure Method
How many times have you had meatballs that had the texture of a lacrosse ball, dry and rubbery. Add to that they are usually balls of beef with all the taste of fast food hamburger patties. Continue reading Sausage Spaghetti
I love stir fried food. The vegetables stay crisp and colourful and the meat is tender and tasty. I also love pork and think its rich taste is really enhanced by sweet peppers. Obviously, I needed to make a Pork & Pepper Stir Fry! Continue reading Pork & Pepper Stir Fry
I have posted my recipe for a Daiquiri earlier but here is a video on how to make one!
The Old Fat Guy
You make salmon often when it is one the person you love’s favourite dishes. To keep it fresh, I like to try different versions. I decided that the rich taste of pecan would go well with salmon and created this recipe. Continue reading Pecan Crusted Salmon
I hate to admit this. I have bought frozen pizzas. I hang my head in shame and beg the cooking gods for forgiveness. However, sometimes you just need a quick supper. Continue reading Frozen Pizza Shells
I have posted how to make a Manhattan Cocktail before but I decided to do a video on how to make one!
The Old Fat Guy
A nice pork roast on Sunday was a real treat when I was growing up. Mom would pick up a pork butt roast and would cook it at high temperature to crisp the skin and make cracklings. We’d fight over who got them! The juices from the heat seared fatty pork butt would make the best gravy. Sigh. Good memories. Continue reading Sunday Pork Roast