Bacon Chutney (AKA Jam, Spread, Awesome Mouth Love!)

Bacon Jam or Bacon Chutney

Sometime in 2009 I heard of this wondrous recipe called bacon jam (chutney..whatever) and was so intrigued by it that I had to make it. I was totally mesmerized by the whole idea of making a spread out of meat other than … Continue reading

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Lard – Lovely Lilly White Lard

Lilly White Lard

Not too many years ago I would have laughed if someone had looked at me and said “Someday, someone will ask you to post a recipe on how to make lard”. After the laugh I would say, “whoiswhatcha make your … Continue reading

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Bacon Pecan Brittle

Bacon Pecan Brittle

When I hear brittle I think automatically of that light airy peanut brittle we usually purchase in stores, made light and airy by baking soda.  This is nothing like that at all. When I decided to make this candy delight … Continue reading

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Home Pressed Apple Cider


WARNING: Both the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the USDA have warnings out regarding unpasteurized fruit juices. Please read the following carefully and understand what you are doing before you take this recipe on. (Note: this was originally … Continue reading

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Shredded Wheat Tart Shells

This recipe was inspired by @kellidaisy from twitter in May of 2010. She was out for breakfast on a special day put together by Shredded Wheat. Anyway the chef that was serving them breakfast made a beautiful tart like treat … Continue reading

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Bacon Mayonnaise

If you follow my stories or life to any length at all, you will know three things about me for sure. First; I like to experiment with food, a lot. It doesn’t matter if it’s been made before, or after … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

This recipe was inspired one late night in April of 2010, my wife and I were sitting on our couch watching TV and I really wanted chocolate but couldn’t think of anything to make. Someone on twitter (@kellidaisy) suggested a … Continue reading

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Vanilla Extract

Vanilla Extract Day 1

I really didn’t get into the really funky side of cooking until about 2008. Being someone who just loved good food who had no real training in the art of being a Chef I was still getting my feet wet … Continue reading

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Home Cured Maple Bacon

Maple Cured Bacon

For years I have been interested in charcuterie but have always been hesitant to try. The couple of times I did I had good results; Bacon was no different. Like the vast majority of the western world I have a … Continue reading

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Smoked Brisket Lasagna

Smoked Brisket Lasagna

I love lasagne, my family also loves it. There is a family recipe that we have been using for years, anyone who tried it was amazed. This last week I decided to take our amazing beef brisket we produce at … Continue reading

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