Tag Archives: Bacon

Crispy Brussels Sprouts Salad

I recently got two new cookbooks from Alex Guarnaschelli, and my husband came across a crispy sliced Brussels sprouts salad that he really liked the look of. Thing was, the sprouts were fried, and in, like, 3 cups of canola … Continue reading

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Water Fried (?!?) Bacon

A bit over six years ago, I posted about Water-Cooked Bacon, how very tasty it was, and how mebbe one could play around with the seasonings and even the cooking liquids. Then… stuff happened and  never quite got back around … Continue reading

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(Kinda) Cowboy Chowder

My husband came across this chowder recipe on delish.com, and thought it would make for a nice dinner. I agreed, but thought that potatoes and corn in a soup might could be a bit of a starch overkill, so imagine … Continue reading

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Pandemic Potato Salad

No, you are not gonna get sick from eating this riff on German potato salad; the pandemic part comes from they type of potatoes I used. Canned potatoes. Canned sliced potatoes at that. I figured if I was gonna be … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Dates, Now With Boursin!

One of my most popular (and a personal fave, too!) munchies is cheese stuffed dates, wrapped in bacon, and baked. And, aside from being so very tasty, they are also wicked easy to customize to your (and your friends’) tastes. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Pizzas

On our last trip to Trader Joe’s, we noticed a new product featured just inside the entrance; flatbread-like pizza crust, made, baked, and ready to be topped, popped into an oven or on the grill, and served. So… as one … Continue reading

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Jalapeño Cheese Stuffed Pickle Poppers

So, yeh, this happened. And truly, it is wicked tasty! And simple to toss together. And really, who hasn’t considered cutting whole dill pickles in half, then scooping out the seeds and filling the hole with a jalapeño and hot … Continue reading

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Best! Baked Bacon

This was a kindofa magical recipe find for me; and I am just sorry I didn’t note the source, but, trust me on this, this is the best bacon I’ve had! It is also wicked simple, and, if you line … Continue reading

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Drunken Cabbage

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! This tasty recipe for cabbage cooked until crsip tender in beer with mustard and spices will be a sure hit at any gathering! I’ve adapted a recipe from Food Network’s Michael Symon; using … Continue reading

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Pork Burgers

We were out and about with friends at the first annual “Lake County Food Truck Frenzy” – and it was a bit of a frenzy, we were there for hours and, between the four of us, only managed to sample … Continue reading

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