Canadian bacon (1897)

Tom Kysilko pds at VISI.COM
Mon Feb 3 06:25:52 UTC 2003

At 10:11 PM 2/1/2003 -0800, vida morkunas wrote:
>well, if that throws any light on the topic... up here in Vancouver, we have
>bacon, and Canadian bacon. Bacon is about 8 - 12 inches long, 1" wide and
>about 1/4 of an inch thick and is very heavily marbled.
>Canadian bacon, on the other hand, hardly has any visible fat, looks like a
>small ham, is usually sliced round, about 1/8" thick and tastes quite
>different (like fried cold cuts - perhaps?)

On SCTV's recurring segment "The Great White North" (1976-1981), Doug and
Bob referred to what state-siders call Canadian bacon as "back
bacon".  This presumably contrasts with side bacon or a side of bacon.

   Tom Kysilko        Practical Data Services
   pds at       Saint Paul MN USA

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