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
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
This post is less a recipe and more a tutorial of how to make ribs that have a bit of chew versus soft meat that falls of the bone Continue reading BOB Ribs (Bite Off the Bone)
I really like Sweet and Sour Pork. I know it isn’t really Chinese Food and was made for our western palates but I really like it. It comes with a nice fried coating in Chinese restaurants. That coating may be what we’re used to but it makes a mess when you do it at home and fat frying the pork first isn’t really very good for you. Continue reading Sweet and Sour Pork
I have posted this recipe previously at:
I was making a batch and decided to shoot a video on how to make it. Here it is!