Cooking & Recipes

Don’t Buy Mustard

January 2, 2015
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It’s surprising how easy making your own mustard is. The degree of control over the flavour and heat will make you never want to buy a jar again. We share our recipe for Spicy Ale Mustard.

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Whisky Bacon Jam

December 11, 2014
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Bacon Jam. I had my doubts at first. I figured it was another one of those terrible bacon fad dishes of the recent craze. How wrong I was.

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Adventures in Charcuterie: Smoking Bacon

August 26, 2014
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It’s been a busy summer but it’s time to finally get makin’ bacon. I try three different cures this time out.

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A Chocolate Courtesan?

March 18, 2014
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Wes Anderson’s worlds always feel wonderfully lived in. This time we have a recipe to complete the experience.

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Comfort Calories

September 10, 2013
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A Goons With Spoons wiki highlight – Soprano themed comfort food.

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The Smoking Section: Chicken

August 22, 2013
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For most of us great summer cooking means barbecue of some variety. This year I’m taking a slightly different tack and learning to use my new smoker. Next up: Applewood Chicken

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Saucy Summer

July 15, 2013
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Fire up your imagination along with that grill and try out some new flavours for your favourite BBQ treats.

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The Smoking Section: Ribs

June 24, 2013
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For most of us great summer cooking means barbecue of some variety. This year I’m taking a slightly different tack and learning to use my new smoker. First up: ribs.

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True Carbonara

April 30, 2013
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A quick and filling meal to warm the heart. Real carbonara is very different from what you’re used to.

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Southern Fried Chicken

April 12, 2013
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Let’s start with one thing. There is no “one and only true recipe” for southern fried chicken.

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