• ross1948 12:20 am on March 3, 2018 Permalink Reply
    Tags: 3rd March, Canadian Bacon Day   

    Canadian Bacon Day, 3rd March! Tuck In!


    Interestingly, ‘Canadian Bacon’ is defined by our American neighbours in a very particular way, viz.  made from back bacon and formed into a cylindrical shape and is sold ready to eat.

    Canadian bacon may have once upon a time been known as ‘peameal bacon’. This ham was rolled in a ground up dried yellow peas which would extend its shelf life. The versatility of the product would lead to it being quite popular, especially for those who were in a hurry to prepare a meaty meal.

    Nowadays, Canadian bacon is usually rolled in yellow cornmeal instead, but the composition of the savory treat remains the same – cut from the loin and served unsmoked in thick, circular slices…

    Canadian Bacon Day | Days Of The Year

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    • Arnold 7:50 pm on March 3, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Nothing like bacon!
      Canadian or not, on weekend mornings, the smell of fried bacon and fried eggs makes it worth getting out of bed.

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      • Marty Nagel 8:09 am on March 4, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        No argument with that but bacon is good for all day, sandwiches at midnight or barbecue at lunchtime.
        If I wake up in the middle of the night, I like a snack and bacon has to be first choice.

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