Sheet Pan Barbecue Ribs

Maybe you don’t have a barbecue. Or maybe it’s just too cold or windy or rainy to tend to ribs cooking on the grill. Whatever the reason, you can still get that barbecue flavour by cooking ribs on a baking sheet. And no, this is not one of those trendy sheet pan recipes. It was given to me in the 80s by a sweet lady I worked with who was brought up in Missouri and was how her mama prepared ribs at home.

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Cabbage Rolls

Making Cabbage Rolls is easier than you think with this simple but genius trick. No more boiling cabbage leaves and stinking up the kitchen. And, this recipe has a few steps that can be done in advance so when the mood strikes you, you can easily whip up a batch.

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Pork Schnitzel

If  you’ve got some frustration to work out, pounding boneless pork loin chops into a nice thin cutlet is a good way to get rid of some stress. And the reward of a perfect Pork Schnitzel with a crispy crust and tender interior is worth making it yourself.

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Roasted Peameal Bacon

Peameal Bacon is a cured pork loin rolled in peameal. In the United States they call it Canadian Bacon. If you’re Canadian, of course you know what it is. But, some Canadians may not have thought about roasting one in the oven. I hadn’t, until my college roommate Christine brought one from home and cooked it for dinner. Since she grew up on a dairy farm, I knew Roasted Peameal Bacon had to be good. Farmers know food and I had lots of great meals at her place. That was a FEW years ago now but I’ve never forgotten how good it was!

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