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In the Kitchen

Meat Craft; Perogies, Bacon, Sausage

I needed to make dinner for the family and a friend of the my daughters this evening and I didn’t want my reputation my dad kitchen skills to be tarnished, so what to do? Stop in to see Butcher Greg at Port Moody’s Meat Craft Urban Butchery to get perogies, bacon, chorizo sausage, and a […]

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Timber Gastropub; Eating in the City

On the weekend I happened to be downtown Vancouver and seized upon the opportunity to visit one of the restaurants that I follow on Instagram – Timber Gastropub. From Timber’s website – Timber is Chef Chris Whittaker’s second West End Restaurant. Timber pays tribute to British Columbia’s rich timber history and the tough people who […]

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Romer’s for Dine Out 2016

I am still in Vancouver’s very trendy neighborhood of Yaletown doing some intensive training work. Tonight instead of working through dinner we took a short break and were able to wander off on our own for dinner. I chose to stop in at Romer’s Yaletown location.     I went for the $20 Dine Out Vancouver […]

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Cooking the Gammon Bacon

Before heading out of town for a weekend at my cabin I visited the folks at Port Moody’s Meat Craft Urban Butchery to get some meat to take along.   I bought four slices of Gammon bacon and a monstrous strip loin steak (more about that piece of meat tomorrow). Although it is more expensive […]

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Jack’s Restaurant 

A burger patty stuffed with bacon and cheddar cheese, topped with onion fritters, slices of super fresh and ripe tomatoes all on a bun baked in the same Agassiz neighbourhood as Jack’s Restaurant – awesomeness.     Please follow and like us:

In the Kitchen

The Simple Way to Make Candied Bacon

If you want a simple way to make candied bacon, watch and learn from my video. Sure, you could make a brine with a bunch of complicated ingredients and use a fancy brush to coat the bacon all while taking it in and out of the oven and brushing and coating each strip of the […]

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Limes and Chocolate Chip Cookies

A follow up on yesterday’s post about “limepocalypse”. I was across the border in the US this afternoon doing some research for a client and in the Blaine grocery store I saw a large display of limes – 2 for a dollar! So much for my theory about criminal organizations taking over the lime business. […]

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Poutine; the Quintessential Canadian Food

I consider burgers, apple pie, and cheddar cheese as the quintessential American foods. That  got me to wondering what the most quintessential Canadian foods are. What are the foods identified around the world as “Canadian”? After some deliberation I came to the conclusion that poutine, maple syrup and Canadian bacon are the quintessential Canadian foods. […]