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.

Sapphire Gibson Cocktail

Martinis are great but have you ever tried a Gibson Cocktail? It is a mixture of gin and vermouth just like a martini but instead of putting olives in it, you use cocktail onions. Sounds like very little change, right? Actually, the touch of sweet and sour from the pickled onions gives a mild but significant change to the cocktail. I actually prefer the onions. Continue reading Sapphire Gibson Cocktail