Category Archives: Pork

3-2-1 Spareribs

There are two basic results for good barbecued ribs, fall of the bone and bite off the bone where you can bite the meat and it pulls from the bone but doesn’t fall off.¬† As She Who Must Be Obeyed likes bite of the bone, that is what I usually make. However, making fall of the bone ribs with the 3-2-1 method is a perfect way for beginner barbecue users to learn to make great ribs. I wanted to do some ribs for my ShawTV East Kootenays Community TV program, “You Can Make It”. 3-2-1 ribs were my choice for the shoot. Continue reading 3-2-1 Spareribs

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