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What’s The Deal With Peameal?

So what’s the deal with peameal anyways?!? This particular cut goes by many names… Canadian Bacon, Back Bacon or as we here in Ontario most commonly refer to it… PEAMEAL BACON! But did you know that this particular cut actually originated here in Ontario… More specifically Hogtown AKA Toronto! Peameal bacon is a type of unsmoked back bacon. It is made from centre-cut pork loin, trimmed of fat, wet-cured in a salt-and-sugar brine and rolled in cornmeal. It can be sliced and cooked on a grill, griddled or fried; or roasted then sliced and served. The brining process makes it nearly impossible to overcook....