Tag Archives: Bacon

A Better BLT Pasta Salad

Last year, I made a BLT pasta salad, and it was good, but… something was missing. Then, earlier this month, I discovered what the problem was. The tomatoes. I needed to cook the tomatoes in a bit of bacon fat … Continue reading

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Parfait! Zippy Bacon Wrapped Dates

One of the most popular munchies I make just got a bit more popular. Truly, it is hard not to love dates stuffed with cheese, wrapped in bacon, then seasoned with a savory maple garlic steak spice blend; but… now … Continue reading

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Green Beans, Cuban(?) Style

To go with our very tasty Cuban Chicken, I did some surfing on da Google and came across a recipe for Cuban Green Beans. Is this a favorite in Havana, served by Cuban grandmothers to their progeny? I have absolutely … Continue reading

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German Sweet Potato Salad

I came across a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens for German Potato Salad made in the slow cooker, and it looked good. But… I thought I could mebbe make it better – with sweet potatoes in place of the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

Spaghetti squash is cooked in the ‘wave, then teamed up with bacon, garlic, jalapeños, and poached chicken to make for a hearty, tasty carbonara with just a bit of a kick to it. Despite it not being one of his … Continue reading

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Parfait! Bacon Jam

A little bit sweet, a little bit smoky, and a little bit zippy; this jam may very well change the way you consume your bacon. I’ve spiffed up the recipe a bit since I last posted it, adding a dab … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese With Taleggio, Bacon, and Pears

We were poking around a book store, killing time before catching the latest blockbuster, and I came across a cook book in the bargain section; “Own You Kitchen” by Anne Burrell. I have another of her books, so was happy … Continue reading

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Bacon, Onion, and Jalapeño Quiche

We took a cooking class from Sur la Table for my birthday; six of us kinda dominated the room, but it was (as always) great fun and I learned a few new things, such as the simple, but oh! so … Continue reading

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Tot Waffles: A Tragedy in 3 (or more) Acts

*SIGH* I came across this video on the interwebs, wherein tater tots were turned into crispity delicious waffles filled with cheese, bacon, and jalapeños fried in bacon fat (!). What’s not to love? So, quicklikeabunny, I got onto another part … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

I came across this recipe on the interwebs, and recalled how one friend said that her family only eats their asparagus wrapped in bacon, so thought, why not? Well… I may have made a few unfortunate choices. The beans weren’t … Continue reading

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