Category Archives: Pork

Maple Chipotle Bacon

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

3-2-1 Spareribs

There are two basic results for good barbecued ribs, fall of the bone and bite off the bone where you can bite the meat and it pulls from the bone but doesn’t fall off.Ā  As She Who Must Be Obeyed likes bite of the bone, that is what I usually make. However, making fall of the bone ribs with the 3-2-1 method is a perfect way for beginner barbecue users to learn to make great ribs. I wanted to do some ribs for my ShawTV East Kootenays Community TV program, “You Can Make It”. 3-2-1 ribs were my choice for the shoot. Continue reading 3-2-1 Spareribs

OFG Summer Sausage

I have made summer sausage from kits and from recipes with all kind of exotic ingredients like encapsulated ascorbic acid, Fermento, high temperature cheese, etc. If you know the history of summer sausage, it was made by local people from local ingredients and just included meat and seasonings and then was smoked. With all my experimenting, I found I liked the old simple recipe and it is now my go to. Welcome to OFG Summer Sausage. Continue reading OFG Summer Sausage

Pepper Canadian Bacon, the Video

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