OK. This is *real* Canadian bacon.
Wooden plumbing from 1799
My one-eyed, 17 year-old cat having a stressful day in the backyard. For some reason, this picture makes me smile.
Meet Tango, He just turned 17. Also, .3
He's 19. No fucks to be given, almost impossible to wake up.
I created some kind of cross by accident. Pretty sure it's jalapeno and scotch bonnet. pretty interesting and surprisingly hot.
I went scuba diving last week in an aquarium. The Georgia Aquarium. With whale sharks.
Going full Hannibal Lector. Any suggestions on cooking this head? I was thinking of braising in a coconut milk curry...Experienced head cookers welcome.
Had a killer craving for a grilled cheese and habanero sandwich. Best bread substitute of all? Ham. (Silly post, I know, but it was incredibly good).
Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie tweet this pic of newborn son. Nice choice.
Made some fresh cheddar cheese curds! Canadians and other poutine eaters may now begin drooling.
I'm rich!!! (yes, this is real). I think I'll go buy a grain of rice.
Built a garden in the spring and this is my first canning experience, check out what I've done so far (list in comments)
Last night's dinner. Remember, seafood is our friend.
Like ginger beer? Found this at my local liquor store. Amazing stuff.
My wife went to 5 different grocery stores to find these things to surprise me with. I think she loves me, others will claim she's trying to kill me.
Used 6 Scorpion peppers on these two chickens. 1 Bajan coconut curry and 1 smoked over mesquite.
Snow again? And damn squirrel.
Unknown kitty. Shows up everyday at my window for treats.
When thinning your seedlings, remember you can root the ones you cull instead to tossing them. Just put them in some water for a week or so.
Army elephant [pic]
This is the P.O.S. that I've been struggling with for two years now. Yesterday I picked up a Ridgid R4512 for $689 Cdn at HD. I can't wait to be able to saw in straight lines.
Traditionally, a 2nd anniversary is cotton or paper. According to my wife, it's Reapers and capsaicin oleoresin.
My nomination for Harry Mud in the next Star Trek movie
Leopard escapes enclosure, menaces children
Holy shit! Netflix now offers a 'subtitles' button. Check this out.
Found in Shitty_car_mods. All of the elements of stupid are present.
This is outside court #4, Ottawa courthouse. All of the seating areas look like this. (Hint: wash your hair) :/
Imagine my amazement when I found these at my local, boring-ass, Ontario grocery store. On sale, no less. The world is getting better.
Check out this ice fishing hut near Petrie Island. (Tweeted by Ottawa Paramedics)
I'll take two. To go.
So, I think I did a good job of plastic sealing this window, now I just need to trim the excess and....oh. Maybe I should have bought an extra sheet.
Shiny new police vehicle
How do I keep these birch cuts (future barstool seats) from cracking as they dry out? I cut down the tree in the spring, so it's still pretty green wood.
I hope my SS can handle the heat: Home made hot sauces. Jalapeno, Habanero, Jalapeno. (Only part of the pkg)
1991 pic of my bike in front of the Campbell Steel and Iron works, on Carling Ave, near Preston. I think the CIBC is there now. Remember this cool old building?
$38 from Zenni Optical. Thanks, r/frugal, I had no idea this place existed. I can now truly have glasses that I can afford to beak or lose.
Pan seared kangaroo loin with hasselback potato, brussell sprouts and roasted garlic/basil mashed potato. Not pictured: Wild blueberry, maple syrup and balsamic vinegar reduction for the meat.
A Chinook helicopter is parked on Parliament Hill. [Tweeted by Meghan Hurley]
First wood project ever, a simple table. Now working on a full bar / shelving due to endless supply of free pallets.
This thing looks like a lot of fun. (Floating, ice breaking backhoe at work near my house)
There are some mornings, like today, after eating a dozen stuffed habaneros last night that I wish I had one of these.
Blow me, Rogers. The Teksavvy guy is coming tomorrow. [pic]
I wish I'd found this card in time for Valentine's Day.
So far, so hot. 1st batch of chocolate habaneros. I'm running out of time, I hope the others ripen up...
Elk and chicken pho with ghost peppers.
Pheasant supremes on poached pears and honey glazed carrots, with a wild blueberry / red wine reduction. And.....a potato.
9 oz filet mignon. Butternut squash, shitakes and onion, roasted garlic and green pea mash with basil. Yum
I just noticed the keys hanging on the wall demonstrate a history of intestinal abuse.
Bacon ribs, chicken wings and habanero / daikon coleslaw. Bacon rib info in comments
The Internet has infected the Home Hardware on March Road. I suppose I shouldn't be surprised.
Made naan in my cast iron pan, turned out perfectly.
Time to re-stock the pantry. Yesterday's sauce order.
Digging through old photos, I found this pic of my bike in July 1991, brand new. Still ride the bike daily.
I just realized that I keep more hot sauces by my desk at work that most 'normal' people keep in their fridge at home
Camel meat tacos with habanero pico, guac and sour cream.
Sobeys is really stepping up their game in the Chile pepper department.
The benefit of living near a Quebec Costco. These are $58 each.
Here's the summer's map of planned road construction in Ottawa and area
I didn't think monks ate this well. It looks delicious. [pic]
Very disappointed in my local pharmacy. Guess which one of these is the homeopathic product....Yeah, the one at twice the price. Assholes.
Duck eggs Benedict, on kale. With homemade apple wood smoked bacon and homemade smoked wild sockeye salmon. (Breakfast for dinner).
Water restrictions loom as region enters ‘Level 2’ drought conditions - Citizen. (Pic of City Hall this morning)
Last night's shiitake haul from 3 sawdust blocks. 2lbs! I'm very pleased.
Belly rub! (If you dare)
Office upgrade: Trinidad Scorpion, Moruga variety. In-office winter lunches are soon to get a lot more heat.
YSK that Tilex is watered down bleach at about 10x the cost per volume (2.4% vs 4%). I thought it smelled familiar...
This was my do it yourself Pho setup from the other night. It was a huge hit.
The Albion Hotel, Ottawa, 1875. Some interesting history for you in the comments.
Still too snowy to ride my motorcycle, I decided to be productive and paint an orca.
I can't imagine why no one takes the Sultan of Brunei seriously. Nice car, bro.
Got five of these little guys now. Very cute
So I left my green beans too long and they turned yellow, producing these white beans inside...are they good to eat?
Sorry I'm late. I had to iron my pants [pic]
Brothers enjoying the morning sun, 16 years old.
I can't resist the Free shipping over $65. This is usually the result.
xpost from /gardening. In case some of you haven't seen these before: Chocolate habaneros, 1st harvest from my plant out back.
Some cherry wood smoked ribs from last night, but the real treat was the habanero / daikon coleslaw that I made up to go with it. Recipe in comments (try it, it's awesome)
The great Canadian hangover cure. (Crosspost from r/food)
FYI world: This is what 'Canadian bacon' is supposed to look like. (also called peameal)
Anyone else discover these mysterious matching dents on both sides of their Jeep?
Inspired by u/Spamola, I made some habanero and beet pickled eggs this morning. Recipe in comments.
Found this bag of pleurotus pulmonarius spawn that I'd forgotten about. Since November 2012. It's packed with mycelium growth. I think it still might work...
Cat shower (Larson)
Pan seared ostrich filet, roasted garlic, basil and pea puree, with lemon buttered broiled shrimp.
Happypotamus. Apparently when they grow up, they can bite crocodiles in half. Pet him while you can.
Ironically, this photo was taken for a Pug rescue charity event. Poor things.
Trinidad Scorpions Moruga variety starting to turn. Do these turn red, or is there a yellow variety? (Can't seem to find the seed packet, and I forget).
And so the adventure begins...
I had a picture of our kitties made into a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle for my wife. It was a big hit.
Got to fly this thing last Friday. The Ottawa Flying Club has an Intro to flying package that anyone can take. Details in comments.
Tonight's dinner awaiting their fate
You call that a puppet? Nah, this is a puppet.
Aside from just dumping it on our food, this is the other best use of hot sauces
While unpacking some old stuff, found my wife's childhood toy. Wow.
xpost from r/spicy: Cherry wood smoked ribs with a habanero / daikon coleslaw, which was fantastic, recipe in comments.
Medal For bravery.
Today's lunch: 7 habanero Jamaican goat curry in coconut milk. Recipe in comments
I broke your ball...
I think I eat too much sriracha, but they make good spice jars [pic]
Finally (at 4am) got a decent picture of my Queen Arabesque Pleco. He's chubby.
A full 3.2 lbs of majestic indignation
My first shiitakes have sprouted! Very excited.
Cumin rubbed pork roast with crackling anyone?
Holy crap, UPS. I'm impressed.
Now I understand why it took so long to get Google street view running in Germany
No, that's not how you do it. Let me show you...
Rose and a stone angel in Berlin.
So I just started watching the Tom Baker episodes, and guess who drops in? (You all probably knew about this already of course)
That fresh basil we buy at the market to cook with? You can root it in water and grow your own. [pic]
Found these at a local farm (In Ontario!) Chocolate, yellow and Red Jolokias, lemon drops, chocolate Scotch Bonnets, plus some cool preserves. They also had Moruga Scorpions, but they weren't ripe yet. A good day.
Campbell's Mushroom Soup. Ever since my childhood, if it doesn't do this, I wonder if it's gone bad.
Dog of war
I don't think I could survive the winters without out this Canadian essential. Or is this just an eastern Canada thing?
I love keto, I just didn't expect to have to eat 36 eggs per day.
An interesting comparison of chile peppers grown hydroponically vs. soil, (all were planted at the same time) These are Trinidad Moruga Scorpions, the hottest pepper in the world.
Check out the demonic orange eyes on this kitty from my neighborhood. His name is Argus
Dog adopts orphan lion at zoo.
My local news site has this pic named 'Pope_makes_out'
Spring has sprung. So has this little guy...
My first Chocolate Habaneros are ripe, and holy hell are they hot.
Man, this is going to be a spicy soup...
I painted this for my fiancee, who loves sea turtles. Happy Valentine's Day.
Picked up a few sauces yesterday, I have some suggestions for those interested
Clip-ons and rearsets on my sportster. I'm very pleased with it. (yes, I know the clutch cable is now too long, will get to it)
Squirrel vs kittens
There's a submarine at the bottom of Morrison's quarry in Wakefield. This is me waving. :)
Maine coon kittens
Have you seen the size of the pit they've dug at Lisgar and Metcalfe? Holy crap.
I'm worried this intermittent fast program is affecting my schoolwork. (Lecture notes from yesterday)
This kind of thing really bothers me. More even than just Shia Laboeuf. (2008 Harley)
Jalapenos stuffed with goat cheese, thai basil, cilantro and sriracha chili and garlic paste. They were so good, I thought I'd share.
i can haz 50 lbs of tiger chow? (1 month old)
Lynx makes an Olympic appearance. Cool.
This is what's 'new' on netflix Canada. So very tempting......
I have some Pink Oyster mushrooms to harvest. Any tips on canning (not heavy pickling) mushrooms? I'd like to keep them as natural as possible. [Pic for your amusement]
This is someone's front lawn in Vanier.
Rock and Roll forever, baby.
Really? It's the third week of April!! Fuuuuuu...
I did an image search for hoser and was presented with this. For some reason, it made me proud.
For your amusement, some hot sauces I made for the SS exchange. Lime Jalapeno, and Jerk Habanero.
Ribs - They can be done nicely in an oven...(my dinner tonight)
It's actually clean for the moment, so here it is: 1991 1250 HD XLH
Found a pic of an old paint job I did. I've since painted over it several times, so this made me happy.
It's not her father you have to worry about...
My first sausages with my Xmas sausage maker. I'm gonna get fat.
Listed as 'awkward', but I think it's adorable.