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
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
I like the taste of ground dry chipotle on bacon. Chipotle is made from dried ground jalapenos and add a nice taste with a mellow heat. I have made it before but I make it here with a video on the process. Continue reading Chipotle Canadian Bacon
I was going to visit my brother and needed to make some bacon for him. I decided to use the opportunity to make double smoked bacon and he likes a touch of fat in his bacon so I went with buckboard bacon. I also did a video of this cook. Continue reading Double Smoked Buckboard Bacon with Video
If you have followed this blog, you know that I love bacon. I have a friend who uses my recipe and wanted to try maple bacon. I also found a pork butt roast on sale. I decided it was time to do a detailed video on making Maple Buckboard Bacon. Continue reading Maple Buckboard Bacon
I make my own bacon and have done several posts. I find mine is less salty and has a nice sweet hit. I decided to try something a little different and seasoned it with some Cajun spices. Continue reading Cajun Back Bacon
What is better than a great fresh spinach salad with bacon? Not much! I made this simple dish for my community TV show on ShawTV Kootenays. Continue reading Bacon Spinach Salad
This is the second post about the bacon I produced from a full side (belly) pork slab I picked up on a trip to Montana.
I have added some molasses to my curing of bacon in the past but I am doing it a little differently in this post. Instead of mixing molasses into the cure mix, I rubbed it on the surface of the pork before applying the cure mix. Continue reading Molasses Bacon
BACON! Who doesn’t love bacon? On a recent trip to Montana for a bonspiel, I found a whole side pork in Costco. Whole pieces of side pork are very rare here so I picked it up to make some home made bacon. Continue reading Home-Made Bacon, The First of Three!
I felt like a great appetizer. One with bacon and jalapeño peppers. However, I wanted She Who Must Be Obeyed to enjoy it as well. A sure way to get her to like it is to introduce shrimp. So, I made Coffin Shrimp.