Most muffins you buy are large and cake like. They are closer to a dessert than a snack or quick breakfast. I like smaller old fashioned muffins. However, some people don’t go for the healthy bran muffins or the like. Continue reading Oatmeal Haskap (Blueberry) Muffins
I was out of breakfast sausage. My hand started to shake a little as my eyes widened in horror. I had to make more.
In my post of Honey Loin Hams I mentioned that I had bought a couple of full pork loins to make some smoked goods for my brother and his family. In this post, I will be making 3 different kinds of back bacon. For my American readers, you call this Canadian bacon although Canadians don’t. Continue reading Back (Canadian) Bacon 3 Ways
One of the best thing about food blogging is you meet talented cooks with their own blogs. That is how I found out about Big Rigs ‘n Lil’ Cookies. She has a fun site with great foods and interesting posts. Continue reading Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins From Big Rigs ‘n Lil’ Cookies
You have heard of bacon. It is usually made of side pork (Americans call it pork belly). You have heard of back bacon (Americans call it Canadian bacon). Have you heard of Buckboard Bacon. Bacon is quite fatty. Back bacon is quite lean. Buckboard is kind of in between.
I have been experimenting with Berbere Spice for a couple of posts. While I was using it, I had this thought that the complex spiciness would be great in bacon. I am totally unable to resist trying these ideas so, I decided to make some back (Americans call it Canadian) bacon with some Berbere Spice in the cure. I used my A-MAZE-N-TUBE-SMOKER to cold smoke it one day and them my Louisiana Grills Pellet smoker to do a second hot smoke to finish it the next day. Continue reading Double Smoked Berbere Bacon
It has started snowing again. I know I live in the mountains but give me a break. It is the end of March. Sigh, I need a treat, Sourdough Raisin Bagels. Continue reading Sourdough Raisin Bagels
Have you ever had pancakes at one of those chain restaurants. They are made from a highly leavened batter with lots of sugar so they get that great brown colour. They add extra salt to bump the flavour of the processed ingredients. They always remind me of paste. I like a pancake that is light but has some texture and taste other than sweet. Sourdough Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes have no added sugar. All the sweet comes from the blueberries. There is no salt, the flavour comes from the sourdough. Continue reading Sourdough Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes