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Month: March 2009

recently on twitter.com/dsamojlenko

  • off to Russell to smoke some bacon and some salmon – oh yeah! #
  • why does this day seem to be taking FOREVER? #
  • Taking two days off this weekend – time for some serious spring cleaning! #
  • Season finale of Big Love was great… sad to have to wait until February for more! #

recently on twitter.com/dsamojlenko

  • off to Russell to smoke some bacon and some salmon – oh yeah! #
  • why does this day seem to be taking FOREVER? #
  • Taking two days off this weekend – time for some serious spring cleaning! #
  • Season finale of Big Love was great… sad to have to wait until February for more! #

FineDiners.ca: DIY Cold Smoker

So Eric and I got together last weekend to smoke some Bacon – check out the article over on FineDiners.ca about how we built our own cold smoking rig with some bits and pieces from Home Depot!

FineDiners.ca is a food-oriented blog where myself and a few others write about restaurants around Ottawa, recipes we’ve tried or want to try, general food preparation techniques and other food news, reviews, and kitchen experiments.

Makin’ Bacon Part 1: DIY Cold Smoker

Originally posted on FineDiners.ca

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After several days of research, planning and preparation, FineDiner Dave and I got together at my parents place this weekend to smoke some bacon.  This article is the first in our three-part Makin’ Bacon Series.

Other articles in this series will explain the Curing process we used, as well as the actual Smoking and finishing of the meat, and we’ll probably get into some of the things we did with the final product.  One thing’s for sure, Makin’ Bacon is FUN and we’ll be doing plenty more of it!