Boneless Porkloin

Boneless Pork Loins were on sale for $ 1.49 lb at one of our local supermarkets and while selecting a couple for me, a lady, which was actually older than I, from an independent senior complex (saw her get into … Continue reading

Peameal Bacon

Click here to see the definition of Peameal Bacon on Wikipedia. When we received the peameal bacon in our store we always sliced it thin and rolled the slices in cornmeal, that our customers get a nice crust when they … Continue reading

Corned Beef

As the definition of Corned Beef is already explained at Wikipedia there is no need for me to go into this. Let me also restate that this post presents my taste and my opinion and that I do not have … Continue reading

Our Glorious Regulators

With all my years working in the food industry I came across some real asinine decisions coming from our regulators. When labeling our food we now have to list all ingredients with allergens separate, so when picking up a carton … Continue reading

Bacon vs Bacon IMHO

The other day we were in the mood for BLT’s and still had a package of Bacon in the fridge from Ilowski Sausage Company on St. Clair Highway in East China, Michigan. My Conclusion: Not all Bacon is Bacon. IMHO … Continue reading

The Basics of making Fresh Sausage

During the Wurst Party we ran yesterday a few questions came up which I would like to answer. The definition of Fresh Sausage is that it is raw meat and the most common ingredient in it is Pork, to be … Continue reading

Making Wurst!

Last week I found Ground Pork for under $2.00 lbs at our Kroger store, it was very lean and even organic. So I bought 2 -1 lb packages to make the Wurst – Base Recipe posted on our in … Continue reading

Why waste my Time to make Wurst?

Let me first refer you to my post Wurst – Sausage and Luncheon Meats to explain why I use the German word. I will cover the “why” here and also a simple way to start this hobby without buying all … Continue reading

A Restaurant remembered

I know this post only fits into this blog because I want to reminisce about a remarkable restaurant which only lives on in our memories. The idea for this post came to me when a friend send me a truly … Continue reading


The other day my wife was asked to pick up some chicken breasts for a dinner at our church from a membership warehouse, as the local supermarkets did not run any specials that week. The conversation I overheard came to … Continue reading