Category Archives: Pork

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

Koss Sauce Versus Sweet Baby Ray’s – The Rib Off

Koss Sauce is a new home based business that produces home made Barbecue Sauce in Virginia. I found it in social media and bought a bottle. I reviewed my initial impressions in this link, Koss Sauce.

I wanted to try the last of my first bottle on some back ribs. There was a problem, I had two racks of ribs and only enough sauce left for one rack. I decided to do a head to head comparison with one of my favourite commercial sauces, Sweet Baby Ray’s. We were in for a rib off! Continue reading Koss Sauce Versus Sweet Baby Ray’s – The Rib Off