Category Archives: Pork

“Talkin’ Moroccan” Pork Loin Rack

(NOTE: This is one of the things on here that would really benefit from a couple of explanatory photographs. Annoyingly, I didn’t take any when I made this because it was an off-the-cuff experiment and I didn’t expect to be … Continue reading

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Bacon & Bourbon Marmalade

There was a time when bacon jams and bacon marmalades were exceptionally rare things. A handful of people made them at home, you might have found a jar or two in the homemade preserves at a specialty food or craft … Continue reading

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Brining 101

Let’s cut right to the chase: People are intimidated by brine. They shouldn’t be, but they are. Brining is simple, relatively foolproof if you remember one important rule, and makes a massive difference in the quality of your finished meat. … Continue reading

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“Neko Greeko Pico”

This particular pico de gallo use to have a really sucky name. That was unfortunate. Now, however, it has an awesome name which is entirely fitting since it is an awesome flavour mix. The new name just sort of popped … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Helper #2 – Serving Sauce

When you eat barbeque in the Carolinas, you get a super soft bun loaded up with a big heap of pulled pork (drenched in mop) and topped with a mound of coleslaw. And not your bright green supermarket slaw, either. … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Helper #1 – Pulling Sauce

One of the rookie mistakes with pulled pork is pulling the whole butt at once. Bad move. When you first break into your butt it is drool-inducingly moist but once the meat is pulled it goes south (no pun intended) … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Week!

This weekend I did the full feed of pulled pork: There was barbeque, Chicken Shakeys, Turd Rockets, Alabama Cornbread, and cole slaw. So I thought that this week I would run through all of the recipes involved (unless I have … Continue reading

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Meatball Q&A

Once again the readership has some questions about a recipe post – is this the start of a tradition? Or does spring just bring out all of the complainers? Do you have to use the pork? I’m not a fan. … Continue reading

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“Shawn Won’t Eat These” Meatballs

My friend Shawn has some issues with food. If something has flavour or texture or any sort of culinary interest at all, he won’t touch it. No way, no how. Slabs of rubber and piles of sawdust would be his … Continue reading

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Ribs And Cornbread

So it’s April and it is still snowing at random and vaguely vexing times. Specifically, when I am trying to smoke the season’s first batch of ribs. The forces of light, justice, and meat prevailed, however, and at the end … Continue reading

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