All posts by David Farrell

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

Koss Sauce Chicken

I have given a review of Koss Sauce on my blog. I like it for several reasons. It is a small market product. I have conversed with the owners on social media and they are great people. It is less sugar/tomato based than most barbecue sauces which means it glazes better. All of these are great reasons to be interested in it. However, the only reason I continue to use it is that it tastes great. Continue reading Koss Sauce Chicken

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

Spring Planting

The snow is finally gone and we have some warm weather. It has given me the chance to plant my peas, onions, lettuce and spinach. I also put out some tomato plants but I have to protect them with Cozy Coats so the remaining frosty days don’t get to them.

Also, the garlic I planted last fall had come up before the snow was gone! Now they are a few inches high.

I do love growing my own food! Oh, yeah. She Who Must Be Obeyed planted some flowers. OK. I guess.

The Old Fat Guy.