All posts by David Farrell

Cuban Pork Loin

Before I begin this post, I humbly apologize to every Cuban or person of Cuban heritage. I love this style of cooking but a lot of the ingredients are not available here in the Canadian Rockies. For example I noted some recipes call for a sour orange. Therefore, this is my homage to the style and flavour profile but is in no way authentic Cuban food. If you haven’t had Cuban cuisine, seek it out. It is wonderful! Continue reading Cuban Pork Loin

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

EZStart® Charcoal Chimney Product Review

I was contacted by EZ Flame BBQ Inc. and asked to try out their product, the EZStart┬« Charcoal Chimney. There was two problems with this. First, I don’t like to take free products to review in case it sucks. Second, what could be new in the world of charcoal chimneys? You put newspaper in the bottom, coals in the top and light it. Continue reading EZStart┬« Charcoal Chimney Product Review