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
I make all my own breakfast sausage but noted I hadn’t done a video about how I do it. So, here is a video of my previously posted recipe for OFG Breakfast Sausage.
I have done a video of me making a prior post, my Croissants!
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I made bacon in my last post. A friend had given me some maple sugar. I was curious how it would taste in bacon. So I did a slab of Maple Sugar Bacon and here is how I made it. Continue reading Maple Sugar Bacon
I have done several videos on making bacon. However, it has been pointed out to me that I have never done a video on just plain bacon. I found this characterization a little concerning as dry cured bacon is a wonderful thing and not just plain but the point was taken. So, here is a post with step by step instructions and a video for making bacon. Continue reading Bacon, Step by Step Video and Instructions
I love waffles but who wants to get up and mix all the ingredients and then cook them. Yeast waffles let you make the batter the night before and you just have to fire up the waffle iron and cook them. Continue reading Yeast Waffles
I have made maple bacon and I have made Chipotle (ground dried smoked chilies). Both are really good. However, I got an email from my niece telling me how much she enjoyed the Chipotle bacon while I was eating some maple bacon. As usual, my brain had a spasm and I thought the two might be great together. I like the combination of sweet/hot. I had to give it a try. I decided to go with Back (Canadian) Bacon and picked up a pork loin. Continue reading Maple Chipotle Bacon
I made another of my series of videos giving detailed instructions on how to make bacon. It is of one of my favourite bacons, Pepper Canadian Bacon. You should know us Canadians call it back bacon but I have given up on that for the purpose of my blog and will call it Canadian bacon. Chalk one up to my American friends! Continue reading Pepper Canadian Bacon, the Video